Michael dEstries


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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.


Environmentalist With Cleavage: Brockovich Hits Australia

in Causes, People

The self-billed “Environmentalist With Cleavage”, Erin Brockovich, is in Australia to tackle the issue of climate change on behalf of a bipartisan organisation fielding upper house candidates for a late

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Rewind: Sting Works With Martin To Create Eco-Friendly Guitar

in Music, People

We’ve been covering some green music news lately, so it’s only right that something should come up regarding eco-friendly instruments. Even though this happened back in 2005,  it’s still worth

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Kate Winslet Wins Weight Lawsuit, Gives Money To Charity

in Causes

Something tells me that magazines are doing a little more fact-checking these days. Actress Kate Winslet recently won libel damages for an article that wrongly accused her of seeking help

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Sundance The GREEN: An Interview With Co-Host Majora Carter

in People

Earlier this year, The Sundance Channel announced the creation of a new block of programming called THE GREEN. Presented by Redford, the series consists of three hours of television that

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PETA To Al Gore: Become A Vegetarian and Save The World

in Animals, People

In light of recent accusations against Al Gore that he’s not doing enough to “walk the walk”, PETA has a suggestion that could help with that issue: Go vegetarian. The

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Details On DiCaprio’s 11th Hour Eco-Film Still Elusive

in People

I’ve been following the development of a new documentary by Leonardo DiCaprio for what seems like a few years now. Currently titled 11th Hour, the film will provide balance to

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Richard Branson Acquires Another Island, Plans Eco-Resort

in Home

We’re all for just leaving islands the hell alone, but if you’ve absolutely got to make a buck (and let’s be honest, Richard Branson is probably hurting for cash), then

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