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A Search Engine Helps to Clean the Ocean

There may be more waste plastic in the sea than fish by 2050. (Ellen MacArthur Foundation)

OCG - Saving The Ocean, a non-profit organization, is committed to saving the coasts and marine lives from plastic pollution.

The company built a Google Chrome search engine extension to help clean the ocean. The more a user searches, the more relevant ads are shown. OCG - Saving The Ocean receives a portion of the money that the advertiser is paying and uses it to fund the cleanup operations.

In three months, with 100,000 search engine users, OCG - Saving The Ocean removed over 126 tons of plastic.

OCG began its first cleanup operation in Bali, Indonesia and expects to expand around SouthEast Asia.

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