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.

Articles

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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Christina Ricci Asks For Furgiveness….

in Animals

After being swamped with angry letters from fans and named by PETA as one of the worst-dressed celebrities of 2006, Christina Ricci is taking the high road and changing her

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Barenaked Ladies Singer Page Bares All In Interview With Grist

in Music, People

The Barenaked Ladies have come along way since their first album, Gordon, hit the block when I was a freshman in High School (This Is Me In Grade 9 still

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Lohan Snubs Gore To Attend Charity Bash For Kids With Addictions

in People

A little over a week after Lindsay Lohan sent a gushing email to her peeps telling them of Al Gore’s possible help in overhauling her image; the embarrassment of such

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I’m Eating What? Celeb Restuarant Fined For Organic Meat Claim

in Animals, People

A London restaurant popular with Gwyneth Paltrow, Kylie Minogue, Eva Herzigova and Robbie Williams has apparently lied with it’s claims of an all-organic meat menu. From the article, “Environmental health

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