Ecosia: Browse the Internet & at the same time save the world

Ecosia is Google Search alternative for a good cause.

  • World heroes, find out about Ecosia and why you should consider using it to save the world.
  • Switching from Google to Ecosia is painless and super easy to be done. Steps provided below.
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Tired of Google either because of privacy issues or you just want something new to try on? There’s a not-so-new but not-everyone-knows-yet search engine as well as browser, called Ecosia.

Meet Ecosia: browse the internet while at the same saving the world & why you should give it a try

It has a good cause, Ecosia pledges to plant trees with any of your searches done on Ecosia. You can find the details here (link to Ecosia Q&A page) but in short, your search will show ads, whenever the ads gets clicked, Ecosia earns money, the money is then used to plant trees around the world. Here’s the statement from Ecosia: “We use the profit from your searches to plant trees where they are needed most”.

Why you should give it a try?

  • Better privacy
  • Good search results, because Ecosia is using Microsoft Bing as search partner
  • It’s easy to switch from Google, steps given on the next section of this article
  • You help the world to go greener and reduce carbon footprint
  • It’s FREE!

You can even track how many trees have your produced as part of your search using Ecosia.

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About every 45 searches done on Ecosia, 1 tree is planted

Here’s How to start using Ecosia

I’ll cover the most commonly used devices: Android, iPhone, iPad and Computer browser.

Using Ecosia on Android

At the time this article is written, Google Chrome for Android doesn’t have Ecosia listed yet as the available search engine to use, so to use Ecosia, here’s how:

1) Go to Play Store > Search. Find “Ecosia” and install.

2) Open Ecosia app and start browsing.

Using Ecosia on iPhone or iPad from Safari:

1) Go to Settings > Safari > Search Engine.

2) Select “Ecosia”.

The next time you do a search on Safari, it will use Ecosia as the search engine.

Using Ecosia on iPhone or iPad other than Safari:

1) Go to App Store > Search. Find “Ecosia” and install.

2) Open Ecosia app and start browsing.

You can also set Ecosia as default browser, by clicking on “Make default browser” on Ecosia app.

Using Ecosia on Computer, be it Mac or PC:

1) Open your browser of choice (E.g.: Safari, Edge, Chrome).

2) Type in “”.

On computer browser, you also have the choice to either change the default search engine or alternatively set “” as the landing page when you open the browser.

Bring it all together

For your information, this is NOT a sponsored post, I don’t get anything from writing this article. The purpose I’m writing this article to make aware to more people that there are good alternatives to Google and in this case Ecosia, where you can browse the internet and at the same time become the world unsung heroes – planting trees all over the world.

Like Marvel’s Avengers – Together we can make this a better world!

I, myself, have been using Ecosia since the moment it was made available as one of the search engine on iPhone Safari, somewhere around October 2020 and so far I don’t feel any differences with Google search. All my search in Ecosia is always returned with good results. And because I have tried myself these past few months (since October 2020 until today) and feel the benefit myself and for the world, I would recommend you to also give it a try.

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