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.


Prince Charles Cancels Ski Trip Amid Accusations of Green Hypocrisy

in People, Transport

Well, the man is listening. As we reported on yesterday, environmentalists — and a UK government minister — slammed Prince Charles over his decision to fly to the U.S. this

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Project Greenhouse Offers Sundance Visitors A Little Green Retreat

in Film/TV

To those looking to avoid the gift bags, the tail pipes, or the crowds, Project Greenhouse is offering an eco-conscious lifestyle suite at The Sundance Film Festival. There’s just one

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Stars Of ‘Blood and Chocolate’ Adopt Their Own Wolves

in Animals

I just finished watching the trailer to the movie, ‘Blood and Chocolate’, and I while I’m sure it will be entertaining, I have absolutely no idea why it’s called ‘Blood

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Adoptionpalooza: Jennifer Connelly Wants An African Baby Too!

in People

It seems Leonardo DiCaprio wasn’t the only one feeling the adoption bug while filming ‘The Blood Diamond’ in South Africa. According to Star Pulse, Jennifer Connelly also seriously considered (and

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Angelina Jolie Says President Bush Makes Her Charity Work Harder

in Causes, People

Angelina Jolie has lashed out at President Bush, remarking that his actions have turned the world against the United States. As some tourists can probably relate, saying you’re an American

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Prince Charles Gets Flack For Less Than Green Travel Plans To U.S.

in Transport

Is the media proclaimed ‘Green Prince’ being a little ‘naughty’? The BBC is reporting that Prince Charles is receiving criticism and labels of hypocrisy after scheduling a 7,000 mile plan

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Singer KT Tunstall Reveals Her Environmental Passions, Green Gossip

in People