Ecosia-Plant Trees while you Search

After talking about DuckDuckGo, another interesting search engine i came across with is Ecosia.

ecosia search engine home page
Ecosia search engine home page

Ecosia is a search engine which will plant trees with every search you perform on it. It uses the Ad-Revenue generated by your search queries to plant trees.

Number of trees planted by ecosia
Ecosia planted trees

This search engine is powered by Bing Search and uses 80% of its revenue generated from searches to support Tree planting projects across the globe. The project was started in the year 2009 and funded its one millionth tree in November, 2014. With a target of planting one Billion trees by the year 2020, Ecosia is run by a team of 20 people.

Want to join Ecosia? check out their current openings here.

Ecosia Stats
Ecosia Stats

With features of a standard search engine, Ecosia has given a new way of using technology to make our lives better.

Go ahead and support the project by using it for your searches. And don’t forget to put down your thoughts about this wonderful initiative in comments sections below.

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