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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Google Earth Day Doodles – 2013 Edition

in Causes, Environment, News, Top News

This Earth Day marks the 21th year that Google has created some kind of special logo to mark the occasion. As you can see below, the creativity has really blossomed as

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Strong Winds Claim Britain’s Oldest Oak Tree

in Causes, Environment, News, Top News

The incredible life of the 1,285-year-old Pontfadog oak has come to an end. Unlike other natural wonders, this one succumbed not to manmade folly, but to the forces of Mother Nature

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Howard Stern’s Animal Rescue Family to Grow this Summer

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Howard and Beth Stern are planning on adding to their large family of adopted pets. “I’m turning into one of those crazy cat ladies,” Beth Stern recently told People. “Right

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PETA Buys Shares in SeaWorld, Aims to Free Orcas

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News

As if SeaWorld’s reputation with animal advocates wasn’t already sunk, the organization had the gall to feature live penguins traipsing through the center of the New York Stock Exchange Friday

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Jay Kitchen: NYC to Score Another Gourmet Vegan Restaurant

in Eats, Healthy Living, News, Top News, Vegan

Gotham’s vegan scene is getting a new, deliciously gourmet addition – and the guy opening it isn’t even legal to drink yet. Meet Jay Astafa – 20-year-old graduate of the

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Kym Johnson Poses Nude for PETA’s Cruelty-Free Campaign

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

‘Dancing with the Stars’ pro Kym Johnson has become the latest celeb to drop her clothing for a PETA campaign. “It’s basically making people aware of choosing cruelty-free products, which

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Mike Tyson Dialed Back His Strict Vegan Lifestyle

in Eats, Healthy Living, News, Top News, Vegan

In the wake of his appearance last week on Oprah’s “Where Are They Now?” series, interest in Mike Tyson’s dramatic lifestyle change has been renewed – in particular questions about

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