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Plant trees while you search the web with Ecosia

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by HoNeYBiRD, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    How it works?

    You search the web with Ecosia.
    Search ads generate income for Ecosia.
    Ecosia uses this income to plant trees.

    The Ecosia community plants a tree every 11 seconds, more than 6 million trees are planted so far. The goal is 1 billion trees by 2020.
    They publish donation receipts and business reports in every month and it appears they really do, what they're claiming to do.

    I'm not the biggest green person, i mean i love nature, who doesn't, but i don't think that i do enough to protect it and this seems like a good thing to do with no effort or investment from our part.
    The results what Ecosia gives you are relevant, it looks a lot like Google, so i guess it doesn't hurt much if we use their search engine sometimes instead of Google.

    Let's plant some trees! :)
     
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    Where the hell are they putting 1 billion trees? I mean isn't most of deforestation because shits getting built on that land.

    I like the idea though.
     
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    I'm sure by trees they mean Chia Pets. I want an Obama one.

    I like the idea too. I live in the middle of the woods and I absolutely love nature. I even love that pack of wolves that howl at inappropriate hours of the day.
     
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    Yea, it's a crazy number. I have no idea, where they will put them.

    Shits getting built, yes, but i think that's the smaller part. The bigger part of the deforestation (new word i just learned, thanks Hawskter) :) happens because the population of the world is growing rapidly, we require more and more food and the forests need to go, so we can grow shit what we can eat. As it appears we opted for slow suffocation instead of starvation.

    Btw Ecosia has 3 million active users apparently. Anyone is fancy trying Ecosia SEO? :)

    You have wolves there? Nicee. I love wolves. We don't really have them here in the wild anymore, only occasionally. It's a big sensation, when someone sees one. Talk about deforestation. :)
    They howl only in the zoos around here:

     
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