Michael dEstries

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Bio

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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Perry Farrell Of Jane’s Addiction Wants To Save The World

in Causes, Music

We’re starting to get trickling reports of all the action that went down at SXSW last week and I thought this particular moment deserved a mention. Last Saturday night, Perry

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Global Cool Launches Celebrity-Fueled Cellphone Campaign

in Causes

As part of its ten year initiative to inspire people to reduce their carbon footprints, non-profit group Global Cool is launching an SMS-based campaign on their MySpace site. Actress Sienna

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Zoning Laws Prevent Al Gore From Installing Solar Panels

in Home

This just keeps getting better and better. Apparently, new information has come to light showing that zoning rules in Al Gore’s upscale neighborhood of Belle Meade (the fifth richest community

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Trash Day: Naomi Campbell Arrives With Fur For Sanitation Work

in Animals, Fashion

Ah, there a few things more satisfying than seeing a fur-wearing model arrive for trash duty. It’s almost as if the two were meant to be. Naomi Campbell showed up

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DiCaprio Meets With Israeli Official, Chats Peace, Environment

in Causes

Is Leonardo DiCaprio sharpening up his foreign policy skills? Within hours of arriving in Tel Aviv on March 11th, The Departed star met with Israeli Vice Premier and former Prime

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Friday Quickies: Sting’s Wife Gets Naughty, Eco-Limo Gets More Stars, and Bono Humor

in People

Today’s quickies are easily digestible goodies. Let’s dive right into the appetizers and see what we’ve got for ya: According to Lime, Sting’s wife Trudie Styler has been caught by

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Oprah Opens Second School In South Africa, Goes Eco-Friendly

in Causes, Home

Pushing through the media maelstrom of criticism over the opening of her ‘Leadership Academy’ earlier this year, Oprah Winfrey has put officially opened her second school in South Africa. Called

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