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.


‘An Inconvenient Truth’ Producers Place Aside Egos For Oscar Night

in News

Premiere.com has a very interesting article on the stance being taken by those involved with An Inconvenient Truth in regards to who wins the Oscar if the film is successful

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Sierra Club Radio Features Interview With BNL’s Steven Page

in People

The Barenaked Ladies have been getting some massive press recently for their green tour initiatives; and rightfully so — the entire thing is a positive step in the right direction.

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Sigourney Weaver To Narrate Planet Earth

in Film/TV

There’s a whole lot of narration going on in Hollywood. From Alanis Morisette to Pierce Brosnan to Elijah Wood, etc., etc. Now, Sigourney Weaver is jumping on that list with

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Bon Jovi’s Body Odor To Be Bottled, Charities To Benefit

in Causes

Was Bon Jovi inspired by the recent movie, Perfume? Apparently, the singer has concocted his signature scent and is preparing to release it as an aftershave. Set for release in

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Film Studio and Eco-Village To Reside In Abandoned Quarry

in Home

In what could turn out to be a great experiment in environmentally-responsible producing, a film studio and eco-village are set to built in the bottom of a quarry in Northern

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Nissan Supplies Japanese Limo Firm With Fuel Cell Vehicle

in Transport

The next time Leo is in Japan for a film premiere, expect him to look this company up. Apparently, Nissan has supplied Kanagawa Toshi Kotsu, a Japanese limo company, with

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President Bush’s Texas Ranch Is Off-Grid, Eco-Friendly

in Home

Would the real George W. Bush please stand up? On one hand, we have a President with a terrible environmental record, oil ties, etc. On the other, we have a

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