Idea

Ecosia, the search engine that plants trees, to be the default search engine on university computers

by Ivar Struijker Boudier 28 March 2017, 20:13

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Ecosia

Trees are the most efficient carbon filters on earth and as such, a key factor to mitigating dangerous climate change. When you search the web with Ecosia, 80% of the profits from the search ad revenue goes to support tree planting programs. By making Ecosia the default search engine on all university computers, collectively we'll make a significant contribution towards keeping Earth's climate suitable for human habitation.

Ecosia have a great website which explains more about their tree planting projects. They also provide a handy guide for System Administrators on how to easily setup Ecosia as the default search engine across a large organisation.

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    Rachel Hughes   wrote, 16-05-2017 - 11:47

    Hi Ivar, thanks for telling us your idea! I have passed on the suggestion to ISS who are going to meet and discuss if this is possible! I will keep you posted on progress! :)

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    Ivar Struijker Boudier   wrote, 05-06-2017 - 10:37

    Thanks Rachel, much appreciated!

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