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.


Tom Cruise To Present Humanitarian Award On Oscar Night

in News

Is Tom Cruise getting ready for his big comeback? After getting dropped by Paramount for various antics they considered damaging, he’s showing up at more events and has volunteered to

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Jimmy Carter Breaks Ground On New BioDiesel Plant

in Home, People

Former President Jimmy Carter (and quite possibly the greenest), helped break ground Tuesday on a $25 million dollar biodiesel plant in his hometown of Plains, Georgia. He was quite vocal

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Jessica Simpson Helps Out Orphanage With New Van, Ebay Cash

in Causes

At the MTV Video Music Awards last year, Jessica Simpson won a car. Now before you go wondering why any celebrity should ever be allowed to win a contest, you

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America Humane Calls Out Oscar-Nominated Films For Animal Safety

in Animals

You know that “No Animals Were Harmed During The Making of This Movie” bit that always puts you at ease after an animal-fueled violent film? Well, you can’t just slap

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Green Celebrities Are Red Hot With The Media

in Internet

A reader named Lisa dropped off a great video to us on a special ABC did on celebrities and the environment. It features clips of Cameron Diaz, Edward Norton, Brad

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DiCaprio, Bloom, Other Celebs Rock Out At Global Green Bash

in Events

Global Green kicked off Oscar festivities last night with a celebrity fueled party; including Leonardo DiCaprio, Orlando Bloom, Penelope Cruz, James Blunt, Petra Nemcova, Joshua Jackson, Diane Kruger (who looked

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Orlando Bloom Confirms His Green Housing Additions

in Home

Arriving to the Pre-Oscar Global Green party in a plug-in hybrid (converted? concept?), Orlando Bloom confirmed the green additions he’s made to his home back in London.