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.


Prius Porn: Mandy Moore Goes Shopping For Her Own Green Wheels

in People, Transport

It’s nice to see celebrities actually taking on the job of shopping for a vehicle, rather than leaving it to a lowly assistant to handle. Mandy Moore was spotted yesterday

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X-Men Actress Gets Her Wings On For Animals

in Animals, People

Famke Janssen, known for her role in the X-Men films (and as a Bond girl in GoldenEye), is starring in a rather beautiful ad for PETA entitled, “Be An Angel

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Hide That Sweater! Pink Goes Beyond The Fur And Boycotts Wool

in Animals

Pretty soon, you’ll feel guilty about wearing any clothing at all. Pink has signed on with PETA to launch a global boycott of Australian wool. The rock star is hosting

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Prince Charles Building Eco Home As Wedding Gift For William?

in Home

They’re not even engaged yet, but Prince Charles is placing his bets that by the time his new eco-mansion is built, Prince William and Kate Middleton will have tied the

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Jimmy Buffet Says No To Canadian Seafood Until Seal Slaughter Ends

in Animals, People

Margaritaville Cafés, restaurants owned by Jimmy Buffett, will no longer serve Canadian seafood until Canada ends its annual slaughter of seals. Buffet made the statement after signing on with the

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The Onion: Al Gore Caught Warming Globe To Increase Box Office Profits

in People

Always good for a laugh, The Onion, has released another hilarious take on Al Gore’s media influence this year by reporting that the former V.P. deliberately increased greenhouse gases in

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Sean Penn Calls For Impeachment of Bush, Cheney

in Causes

In what’s likely to draw even more ire from conservatives towards ‘Liberal Hollywood’, Sean Penn, after receiving the Christopher Reeve First Amendment Award (huh?), called on the President and Vice

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