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.


Sarah Silverman Unveils New Eco-Documentary: ‘A Very Convenient Truth’

in Film/TV

For every serious film that comes along, there’s generally several funny parodies that make their way into the social stream as well. For some reason, however, ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ has

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Wal-Mart And Prince Charles Have Dinner, Talk Environment

in News

I’m not sure why Prince Charles decided to squeeze two important events into one day, but we’re writing again about a green development from across the pond. Last night, Charles

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Prince Charles Calls For New Homes To Be Eco-Friendly

in People

Less than a week after receiving the Environmental Citizens Award, Prince Charles is already beginning a campaign to repeat by backing some new initiatives. Yesterday, Charles held a meeting for

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Diane Keaton Runs Over Dog, Blames Hybrid

in Transport

It’s what has got to be one of the oddest excuses for accidently running over your pet, Diane Keaton recently rolled her hybrid over her fat dog, Red, because the

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Prius Porn: Own A Dixie Chick’s Hybrid

in Transport

There’s not much to this story, but if you’ve ever wanted to own a green celebrity vehicle — now’s your chance! Apparently, someone won a car that was once owned

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Al Gore Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

in Contests, People

Two Norwegian member of parliament, Børge Brende and Heidi Sørensen, have nominated both Al Gore and Canadian environmentalist Sheila Watt-Cloutier to share the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. From the article,

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UNICEF, Yahoo, Hollywood Team Up To Help Children

in Causes

The power of Yahoo! Answers has gone from the environment to joining forces with UNICEF to promote the health and safety of children worldwide. Starting today until February 9th, the

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