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Ecosia

Ecosia (com.ecosia.macapp) is a Mac OS X software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of iBoostUp. The latest version that our iBoostUp users have reported seeing on their systems is Ecosia 18.

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Publisher Description:

* How it works

Ecosia is a search engine like Google, but very different: we use our ad revenue to plant trees where nature and people need them most. The Ecosia community has already planted millions of trees in Ethiopia, Brazil, Indonesia, Spain, as well as many other biodiversity hotspots.

* Privacy, not just promises

We're interested in trees, not your data: we dont save your searches, we dont track the websites you visit, we dont sell your data to advertisers, and your searches are always SSL-encrypted.

* CO2 positive

CO2 neutral is not enough. Thanks to our solar plant and the Ecosia forests around the world, each of your searches removes around 1 kg of CO2 from the atmosphere.

* Radical transparency

Trust has to be earned. Thats why we publish our monthly financial reports and tree-planting receipts on our website. We also signed a legal contract that requires us to stay true to our not-for-profit cause, forever.


* or learn more:

Find out more about our tree-planting projects, team, and mission on our website: https://info.ecosia.org

* Follow us on our journey to 1 billion trees:

The Ecosia blog: https://blog.ecosia.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ecosia
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ecosia
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ecosia
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/EcosiaORG

* Required permissions:

"Read and change data on all ecosia.org sites and Communicate with cooperating websites," - so that our extension can talk to ecosia.org and vice versa.
"Change your search settings to ecosia.org" - this permission allows us to change your default search engine to ecosia.org
"Read and modify your most visited websites" - this permission is needed for the New Tab page so that we can display your most visited sites
Supported by the latest version, Safari 12.1


* What others are saying:

By making Ecosia your search engine you can actually help the environment one search at a time.
The Guardian

If that's not incredible fundraising progress by a single company, we're not sure what is."
Treehugger

[+] More Information

For more infomation on Ecosia please click here, or to find updates and downloads of Ecosia please click here.

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