The Search Engine That Plants Trees With Every Search Has Just Planted its 100-Millionth Tree

For eleven years, the search engine Ecosia has used most of the revenue from advertising on its website and app towards planting trees—and this month they planted their 100-millionth tree. The German nonprofit, which became the first ‘B Corporation’ in that country because it was established for social good, has earned its founder Christian Kroll […]

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Young Scientists Make Eco-Friendly Industrial Cleaners from Yeast, Transforming Chemical Industry

Solugen’s mission is to decarbonize the chemicals industry—and their secret weapon comes from nature’s own biology. For several years now, the Houston-based chemical engineering startup has been making hydrogen peroxide out of a yeast enzyme, and have used this eco-friendly product to create cost-competitive replacements for heavy-duty chemicals used in treating oil-drilling wastewater, spas, pools, […]

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Missouri Sibling Shows Incredible Care For His Younger Brother, Stashing His Rent Money Only to Surprise Him Later

Todd Burkemper has worked hard since graduating college in 2011—and luck has followed him throughout his career as an app designer and senior software developer at Buildium. But while golden job opportunities propelled him forward, he never stopped looking back, watching over his younger brother. Todd had a home built in Wentzville, Missouri, two years […]

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Boy Created a Word Puzzle to Help Entertain The Queen in Lockdown–And Was Thrilled to Get a Letter Back

An adorable seven-year-old boy created a word-search puzzle and sent it to the Queen the keep her entertained during lockdown—and was delighted to receive a letter back from royal staff. Little Timothy Madders, from Billericay, Essex, was worried that the Queen may be bored or sad during lockdown, so created a happiness-themed puzzle to keep […]

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