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.


A Concise “How Did The Oscars Go Green?” List

in Events

On Oscar night, it was pretty exciting when Al Gore and Leonardo DiCaprio came out on stage to announce that the Academy Awards had gone green. They even mentioned a

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Maggie Gyllenhaal Uses Organic Cloth Diapers

in Lifestyle

Not on herself, of course. Though that would be kinky. Celebrity Baby Blog is reporting that Maggie Gyllenhaal, sister of her equally famous brother Jake Gyllenhaal, is using organic cloth

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Glamour Puts Final Touches On April 2007 Green Feature

in Fashion

Glamour magazine is readying it’s latest issue for April 2007, (available next week) and is featuring a 10 page green section called “The Woman’s Guide To Saving The Planet.” From

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Russell Simmons Launches “Green Initiative” For Diamond Sales

in Fashion

Russell Simmons found himself in a tough place this past December with the release of the movie Blood Diamond and an increasingly demanding public scrutinizing the practices of the diamond

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How Did Ed Begley Jr. and Rachelle Carson Arrive At The Oscars?

in People

We were unaware that Ed Begley Jr. and Rachelle Carson showed up at the Oscars; and according to their publicist, they planned it that way to give Al Gore time

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Pete Doherty Gives A Penguin A Joint, Kate Moss Giggles

in Animals

If Pete Doherty had his way, Happy Feet would have been a much different movie. The musician and boyfriend of supermodel Kate Moss, decided in his infinite wisdom to throw

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Elizabeth Hurley In Love With Her Organic Farm, Wants Animals

in Animals, Home, People

A few months back, Elizabeth Hurley announced that she was quitting acting and setting up an organic farm. The rest of the world, including her fiance Arun Nayar, thought she

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