Michael dEstries

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Bio

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.

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An Evening Of Sustainable Style for WWF-Canada

in Causes, Fashion

At first I thought WWF meant World Wrestling Federation, but was quickly dashed of all creative imagery in my head after learning it means World Wildlife Fund. Oh well. I

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Billionaires Split: She Gets the 412 Acre Estate, He Gets The Smart Car

in Transport

Now, don’t feel too bad for the guy. He also managed to get a couple homes, some companies, and many beautiful cars. What’s striking about this story, making rounds around

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Oprah’s Reason For African School: US Kids Have No Desire To Learn

in Causes, People

Oprah Winfrey has come under some unusual fire for her decision to open her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. The academy, which cost $40 million dollars,

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Ed Begley Jr. REALLY wants you to watch his new eco show…

in People

Yes, the media build-up to the premiere of Living With Ed is ramping up! So much so, that I received this very funny little promotional piece from Ed’s publicist this

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Paul McCartney Would Like To See What’s In Your Garbage…

in People

In an act that would make Jack Johnson pick up his guitar and pen a new environmental song, Paul McCartney has admitted that he’s a garbage picker; intent on visiting

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The Price of Compassion (and Fame): Pitt & Jolie Spend $100,000 Over Xmas.

in Causes, People

While spending Christmas with impoverished war refugees in Costa Rica, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie made sure their retreat had the complete opposite conditions of the people they were helping.

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Universal Studios Theme Parks Give A Holiday Gift To Your Heart

in Lifestyle

It seems New York City wasn’t the only one ready to push trans fats off the plate. At their theme parks in Hollywood and Florida, Universal Studios on Christmas Eve

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