ecosia.org is a search engine that uses the funds generated by search ads to plant trees and fund reforestation projects, firefighting and restoring habitats in over 9000 locations around the world. The tree plant live count number shown on their homepage goes up every second as searches are made! 🌲 🌳 🌲 🌳 🌲 🌳
When you go to their homepage you can select to set ecosia as your main search engine, and it is actually a good search engine too which works very well, you can also download their app for whichever smart phone you have.
Some of their projects currently include:
– Reforesting volcano slopes in the pacific lowlands
– Reforesting degraded landscapes in Spain
– Re-greening the Sahal in Burkina Faso fighting the advancements of the Sahara desert
– Providing alternatives to palm oil in Indonesia and reforesting one of the last remaining habitats of the Orangutan
– Restoring coastal forests and natural corridors in Madagascar where 90% of their forests had been lost
– Restoring the Brazilian rainforest
– Restoring Ethiopia’s water cycle and preventing drought
– Restoring key watersheds/rivers in Ghana
– Food security through tree planting in Haiti
– Tree planting in and around agricultural fields for climate resilient farming in Senegal
To name only a few!!
Read more about how it works and the work they do at Info.ecosia.org
Their aim is to reach 1 billion trees, they also work on protecting the areas they have worked hard to restore. You can find out so much more on their very own blog Here
But first head over to ecosia.org and make it your default search engine! 👏🏻
That’s my quick and easy tip for tonight after such a gruelling day at work. Now I must go rest up ready for another very long day tomorrow.
Back soon with more tips to green up your life in the most easy and most effective ways!
Do you already use Ecosia or are you going to switch?? Please comment!
Lost a love Dee! xXx