New Eco Search Engine Lets You Plant Trees While Surfing the Internet

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Google statistics show they process roughly 3.5 billion searches for people each and every day. This accumulates to around 1.2 trillion searches annually. The things people are searching for range from cute cat pictures to fetish style porn. However, a nonprofit organization in Berlin has created a way for people’s nonstop clicking and searching to help save the world’s forests.

The search engine “Ecosia” is an unusual search engine that does something that no other search engine does. With the advertising revenue that it generates, the nonprofit spends that money on the environment. It uses the money to plant more trees throughout the world and to bring more plants, animals, and water to areas which have endured drought. When trees are brought to desert areas, they are able to help regenerate the water cycle there. This eventually brings vegetation which, in turn, filters the air, produces more oxygen, and reduces disease.

With the money that Ecosia has raised so far, they have been able to help plant more than 6 million trees all across the world. They’ve also donated millions of dollars to European and African forestry programs. By 2020, Ecosia wants to plant at least 1 billion trees across the world. The Sahel desert has already begun turning back into a forest because of Ecosia and their effort.

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Couple Spends 26 Years Replanting a Rainforest, Here’s What It Looks Like Today

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The only wild life sanctuary in India was owned by Anil Malhorta and her wife, Pamela Gale Malhorta and it was named SAI sanctuary. It was founded in 1991and ever since then, they have been protecting and replanting forests and wildlife. As of now, the sanctuary are home to more than 200 endangered species of plant and animals which covers over 300 acres of wildlife including Asian elephants and Bengal tigers.

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The land was an abandoned lands when they first came here, it took them a lot of care, energy, time and years to bring the sanctuary into existence as it was an abandoned rice fields, coffee, and cardamom fields where deforestation has taken place.

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In 1970s, the forest cover of the area where is located i.e. Kodagu district in India has experienced a dramatic overturn in forest cover from compared to today from 86% to 16%. It was told by Pamela that this is as result of disastrous effects of water supply and rainfall in the whole south of India.

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The couple is trying hard to make sure that the environment provides shelter for the animals, and through that, the animal will keep the forest healthy. Pamela explained that along with her husband, they are satisfied and happy with what they are doing as nothing more cold make them more happy.

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This ‘Art Of Flying’ Is A Wonderful Capture Of The Shifting Wonder Of Starlings

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Murmuration is the intricate choreography of a large starling flock when they are swooping along the sky. It is a wonderful phenomenon and looks like an undulating cloud that shifts directions suddenly as it moves in the sky. As it is relatively warmer in Netherlands during winters, the starlings decided to stick to the same country last year instead of migrating to the countries in the South. It was a brilliant airshow and Jan van IJken , a filmmaker, made a short film on it known as The Art of Flying. You can view the full movie in his website. You can look at the shortened version of this phenomenal effect and the sound of the birds will really soothe your senses.

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