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.


Artist On Jesse James: Supporter of Natural Builders, Green Materials

in Transport

In a previous post, we pointed out how Jesse James was recently fined over $200,000 for failing to adhere to the California Clean-Air Act with the myriad of motorcycles he

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Sandra Bullock’s Husband Hit With Pollution Fine!

in People

Jesse James, the unlikely husband of environmentalist Sandra Bullock, was recently hit with a fine totaling $217,000 for emissions violations on about 50 bikes he built between 1998 and 2005.

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Celebrities, Musicians Back Global Cool’s 10-Year Campaign

in Causes

More details are arising from a report yesterday on a new campaign from the hip eco-foundation, Global Cool. According to their site, the group launched a 10-year campaign in London

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Coldplay, Scissor Sisters, DiCaprio All Back Carbon Credits Scheme

in Music

This tip is a little light on the details, but apparently rock groups Coldplay and the Scissor Sisters have lended support to a scheme backed by Leonardo DiCaprio and pushed

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Evangeline Lilly Goes Recycling…

in People

While the rest of his/her co-workers might scoff at such a photo shot, we’re mighty proud of this paparazzi for snapping Lost star Evangelina Lilly taking out her recycling. Lilly

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PETA Victory! POM Juice Backs Down On Testing Animals.

in Animals

It appears that Pamela Anderson’s and PETA’s efforts to pressure POM into discontinuing tests on animals were successful. The company released a note saying, “Neither POM Wonderful nor its related

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Keith Richards Preserves Body By Drinking Organic Vodka

in Music, People

The medical mystery that is Keith Richards continues to baffle the scientific community. For all intents and purposes, the guy should have ended up in an urn many, many years

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