Still searching with Google? Help the planet with every search with a greener alternative: Ecosia.
The forests are fading away and with them all the species that inhabit it. The rapid destruction of forests has put in a state of emergency a great variety of species of flora and fauna that depend on that ecosystem. Deforestation leads to a drastic decrease in local and national water supply. It also breaks the climate balance increasing the threat of the global climate change.
In view of that, an international global preventive and response measures is required and given the absence of policies one platform called Ecosia wants to supply it.
Ecosia is a search engine that donates to tree planting programs. How does it work?
- Set Ecosia as your default browser.
- Search the Internet with Ecosia.
- Internet search ads generate revenues for Ecosia.
- Ecosia uses these revenues for tree planting.
When you search the Internet with Ecosia, 80% of the benefits of search ads go to tree planting programs. Until now Ecosia have planted more than 12 million trees and have the objective of one billion trees in 2020. They are planting trees around all the world: Nicaragua, Perú, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Madagascar e Indonesia.