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Look back on the Search trends that reveal the questions, people, and moments that captured the world's attention this year.
Look back on the Search trends that reveal the questions, people, and moments that captured the world's attention this year.
Year in Search 2021
How one city is leading in urban forestry to fight climate change
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Supporting innovative solutions to help better understand our oceans
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Identifying wildlife with AI and motion-triggered cameras
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Meet the man on a mission to clean up Africa’s air using AI
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Year in Search 2021

Explore a timeline of Search data and trends to discover what the world searched for this year.

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Meet the team using machine learning to help save the world's bees
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How six young women are using technology to tackle unsafe drinking water
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How AI is helping provide advance warnings in emergency situations
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How Google Earth and a metal detector help one man uncover the past
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How one archeologist is preserving and sharing Egypt’s cultural heritage  with the world.
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How TensorFlow AI is helping preserve Japanese culture
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How your smartphone could help save your life in an emergency
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How AI is helping provide advance warnings in emergency situations
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How six young women are using technology to tackle unsafe drinking water
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Meet the team using machine learning to help save the world's bees
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How AI is helping doctors prevent blindness in diabetics
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A tribe uses cell phones and TensorFlow to fight illegal logging in the Amazon
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A father uses YouTube to make a better prosthetic eye for his daughter
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When dementia takes memories away, a bicycle helps bring them back
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How AI is helping doctors prevent blindness in diabetics
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How one woman is using Google Maps to transform the trucking industry
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How AI is helping provide advance warnings in emergency situations
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An agoraphobic artist uses Google Street View to photograph the world
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How Google Maps helped plan the largest motorcycle relay in history
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sustainability
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How five women in DR Congo are creating opportunity with Search
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A young music lover finds his path by following the call of the whales
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crisis response
How your smartphone could help save your life in an emergency
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