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17 Potential Benefits of CBD Oil (Plus Effects and Side Effects)

www.herbonaut.com I think you’ll agree with me when I say: There’s a lot of conflicting and confusing information regarding the benefits of CBD oil. Many of you wonder: what's CBD oil good for? As it turns out, there are relatively few ‘cold hard facts’ regarding the beneficial properties of...

Can You Be A Green And Sustainable Parent?

Some people believe that having children and living a sustainable lifestyle can’t be done. However, a recent study has found that 76% of Americans are motivated by their children to go green. In fact, there are plenty of ways parenting can be done in a...

The Real Problems Behind Fair Trade

The well-established concept of Fair Trade produce is synonymous with good working conditions and a fair market rate, yet there exists much debate on whether Fair Trade is really as ethical as it at first appears. According to the 2015-2016 FairTrade International report, the economic...

Homesteading 101

Nearly anything you could want is just a click away—groceries, clothes, cars, a ride from here to there. But even the immediacy of two-day and even two-hour shipping can leave us feeling disconnected from our things and each other. For those who crave connection to...

Anatomy of a Green Home

If you’ve ever been strapped for cash, you’ve probably looked for ways to trim down your budget — from quitting cable to making your own coffee. But did you know that making some simple eco-friendly changes to your home can save you over $1,000 in...

Is There Such A Thing As Sustainable Voluntourism?

"Voluntourism" is one of today’s biggest travel industries, raking in a whopping $173 billion dollars every year. However, while most who volunteer abroad—usually students from wealthy countries—do so with good intentions, they often do more harm than good. But voluntourism isn’t all bad. We just...