SearchScene is the charitable search engine that donates a big-hearted 95% of its profits to charities that are working to fight the causes and effects of climate change. We respect your privacy, we don't save your searches or your user data and we give you great search results!
We launched SearchScene (beta) in March 2020, after which we continued to develop the site, build our apps, build our browser extensions and gather initial user feedback. As of July 2021, we are officially out of beta and now, with your help, we are hoping to ramp up our traffic.
A search engine is something that virtually everyone uses, whether it be on their phones, tablets or desktop computers. Raising money via a search engine empowers everyone to be part of the movement to raise money to fight climate change and alleviate the suffering caused by climate change. The method is unique in that you don't have to donate any of your time or money – you just do what you do anyway, search the web! Read more about why we built SearchScene here.
We hope to offer a realistic alternative to Google that people can use without sacrificing their search experience, empowering our users to help save the planet and protecting their privacy at the same time.
We make money from search ads, just like Google. These are the ads that appear at the top and bottom of your search results. When you click on an ad, we receive a small fee from the advertiser, and those fees can quickly add up. Unlike Google, we donate 95% of our profits to charities that are working hard to fight the causes and effects of climate change.
SearchScene is different in that it offers you the perfect combination of…
There is power in numbers. If everyone switched to SearchScene, we could make a real difference in the world. Read more about how SearchScene works here.
SearchScene was founded by Neil and Ciara. We are a couple based in the UK who wanted to do what we could to help tackle the climate crisis and make a positive difference in the world. We teamed up with an amazing group of people to help turn SearchScene into a reality. You can read more about us here.
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Main blog: https://blog.searchscene.com/
Comparison blog: https://compare.searchscene.com/
Desktop users can install one of our browser extensions, which sets SearchScene as their default search engine, homepage and new tab. We have browser extensions available for Chrome, Firefox and Edge browsers.
Our mobile apps are fully-featured mobile browsers based on the award-winning Firefox mobile browsers. They have SearchScene set as their default search engine and homepage and offer enhanced privacy as you browse the web.
Love this. I have never tried to find an alternative to google but am pleased I have taken this leap of faith... Keep up the good work.Catherine Cardrick
A complete, fully-functional alternative to the big search engines. You can support charities without compromising on experience. Love the fact that every search supports charities! :)Laure Jeremie
Searching the web and giving 95% to charity? What could be better than that. :)Miss Corgi
Only extension that donates 95% of their profits unlike others than donate 50-70%. Works fast, photos are beautiful and over all great experienceNight Crawler
It's great, wonderful pictures! Easy to use interface, ability to search google etc if the searchscene browser doesn't bring enough information.katri hmmm
I really like this as a search engine - I feel I am making a bit of a difference without having to change my habits at all :-)CW Pathfinders
Unlike the other charitable search engines, this one lets you support multiple charities. You get a new image every new tab. They don't track you or use dangerous cookies.MichaelWF
Love using search scene and have no issues with its capabilities. Feels good to contribute to ethical companies who care about the planet and not the bottom line.Donna Kasse
5 Stars easily, I love this search engine and I love how it gives to charity. Thanks for making this.Forever Squad
It's great knowing that you are helping charities just by searching the web. SearchScene has great search results. I don't know why everyone isn't using it!Firefox user 15333244
The Best charitable search engine out there! This should be chosen as a way to give back to the planet without compromising on anything!Firefox user 16672425
This is a really nice looking search engine with attractive wallpapers - their charitable angle is also big bonus! So far the search experience seems as good as Google...Maisie C
As good as Google, with the added benefit of doing some good at the same time.John
Fast, easy-to-use and accurate search engine - as good as Google if not better.Robert
Perfectly good search engine. Very happy to have changed to this from my usual search engine.Charlie
Great search results, beautiful scenery, and doesn't track your searches on their servers... 100% recommend you download! Keep it up!EM
This is a great app! It’s fast, I find what I’m looking for quickly... Plus I know some trees are being planted because of my searches. What’s not to like!?Macu323
This app makes searching and browsing a very pleasing experience. The wallpapers look great, it works well... The best part is that every search raises money for charity!ACME9901
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Sign in to SearchScene to synchronise your search counter and charitable tokens across all your devices. This also ensures that you will never lose your search counter, as it will be stored on our secure servers.