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Ecosia is a green search engine that donates at least 80% of its profits from search ad revenue and...

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    2023-06-27

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  • Concept of Anyfund: Gratitude Funds for Charity
    Another possibility for Anyfund could be to allocate its funds exclusively for charitable purposes. Maybe we could have 100% eco-friendly Anytype merch? Imagine the fascination of observing community-driven charitable endeavors and sustainable initiatives, reflecting our commitment to a nurturing & open future. This could be inspired by the "noble" apps, of which I've personally used Ecosia, where the act of using... Source: 11 months ago
  • Why Firefox doesn't launch their own Private search engine ?
    - Ecosia - A search engine that uses 80% of its profits from ad revenue to support tree-planting projects. They publish their finances on a monthly basis - https://blog.ecosia.org/ecosia-financial-reports-tree-planting-receipts/. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Tulsa Earth Day Celebration at the Guthrie Green (Friday-Sunday)
    I literally just copy and pasted this information, but I for one am excited about Earth Day; I look forward to it every year. Also, since we're on this topic, ecosia.org is a search engine that plants trees with the ad revenue they generate (they're a carbon negative company!). Source: about 1 year ago
  • Is this censorship or is the site just broken?
    If you go to ecosia.org or qwant.com on any mobile browser (Safari, Chrome, etc.,.) and search for ghandi you also get no results. Its only when the search query ends in ghandi, for example "ghanid date of birth" returns results fine. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Microsoft is making it easier to block annoying autoplay videos in Edge
    DDG was caught allowing Microsoft/Bing trackers through a deal with Microsoft, use Startpage or Ecosia instead. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Can someone explain why Ecosia seems so determined into pushing their extensions?
    In the first page of ecosia.org that you get the first time you use it (and then weirdly you never see again unless you use incognito), the "add this to chrome/firefox" button takes you directly to the add-on installation rather than a page with the easy instruction on how to make this the default search engine and maybe have ecosia.org as default opening page. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Mícrosoft ads – where are my ads specifically showing?
    But I checked the report and our ads show on Bing, MSN, outlook, tamilyogi.love and ecosia.org. Source: about 1 year ago
  • why Nuxt store so easily accessable from console?
    You can see store data from console even in production sites like ecosia.org. Source: over 1 year ago
  • The best way to donate to tree planting
    Ecosia has a good tree planting shop at https://plant.ecosia.org/, though, from what I can tell, it's not tagged. They cost 3 USD per tree, and Ecosia is pretty reputable so you can know that it is going to be spent well. Team Trees is still running, at 1 USD per tree, but I'm not sure how reputable it is, and it also does less than Ecosia. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Just kidding, I get gstackoverflow.com
    If I wanna search something in ecosia for example, I would go to ecosia.org. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Anyone else having Malwarebytes say Google.com is malware?
    Or use https://ecosia.org/, which is not just private but also helps the environment! Source: over 1 year ago
  • Controversy surrounding Kiwi browsers
    It does, at least for the links that show content like msn.com, bing.com, search.yahoo.com, and ecosia.org. Other links like search.kiwibrowser.org are functional but have no content, or are down like mobile-search.me. Strangely, Kiwi redirects m.trovi.com to Google, which is subject to adblocking. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Visiting Cyprus (Paphos) for the first time
    Tell them that google is not the only search engine, they should try, for example, ecosia.org, duckduckgo.com, search.brave.com. Source: over 1 year ago
  • U.S. Will Plant One Billion Trees to Combat Climate Change
    If you want to plant trees too, use http://ecosia.org to do some or all of your internet searching. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • These drones are swallowing tonnes of plastic waste before it reaches the ocean
    A few past Uplifting stories mention that, how a lot of conservation goals are well in reach. Mostly though you have to search around. One prominent one is the ecosia.org website. It's a search engine but it's also a conservation website that can help lead you to other ones. But the biggest thing that most tell you is that, we're not as bad off as we think we are. Yes, the future is going to be harder for our... Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Ecosia search engine just planted 150 million trees. They use 100% of their profits to fight climate change. Check comments for more details.
    Must be on the App, because I've just opened ecosia.org in my Android browser (Firefox) and same options than on desktop. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Ecosia search engine just planted 150 million trees. They use 100% of their profits to fight climate change. Check comments for more details.
    Using ecosia.org since 2019, but when the dark theme? It will also save some impact in OLED screens, maybe not a big battery saver, but still better than the white background. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • New to Ecosia on desktop. How to make the search bar in centre and remove all of these pictures and stuff?
    Search engine is set to Ecosia on safari (no clue why it still says "add to safari" on this page) This is ecosia.org btw. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Websites like reddit should offer to opt out of meat ads, particularly those showing dead animal flesh
    ULPT: go to ecosia.org and search for different meat companies, click on their ads everyday, you will waste their money by giving it to ecosia who will use 80% of it to plant trees. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Best places for medical cannabis patient?
    And if you are an US citizen look up/Google (or better yet, other better search engines like ecosia.org) the words "DAFT treaty", for a relatively easy/easier way to emigrate to the Netherlands. Source: about 2 years ago
  • a bit afraid
    Ok, so if you search Rabbi Arush cult on ecosia.org this thread comes up. Not showing up on google. Kind of afraid he might hunt me down like Berland did to those two innocent Israelis, as my comment is a threat to his money. Source: about 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Ecosia

No need for Google: 12 alternative search engines in 2018
Launched in 2009, Ecosia is a Co2-neutral alternative. With every search made, the social business uses the revenue generated to go towards its tree-planting scheme. On average, 45 searches are needed to make a single tree.
14 Great Search Engines You Can Use Instead of Google
To battle this issue, Ecosia uses the revenues generated from search engine queries to plant trees. Typically Ecosia needs around 45 searches to plant a new tree.

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