The best part about technology is seeing what the world does with it.

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 to 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 archaeologist is preserving and sharing Egypt’s cultural heritage with the world.
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How an artist used Google Earth to craft an epic wedding proposal
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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 people with diabetes
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How AI is helping to provide advance warnings in emergency situations
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A father uses YouTube to make a better prosthetic eye for his daughter
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How one woman saves lives with motorbikes, blood banks and Google Maps
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How AI is helping doctors prevent blindness in people with diabetes
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How one woman saves lives with motorbikes, blood banks and Google Maps
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How AI is helping to 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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How Google Maps helped plan the largest motorcycle relay in history
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How five women in DR Congo are creating opportunity with Search
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An agoraphobic artist uses Google Street View to photograph the world
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Meet the man spreading peace with a bicycle and Google Translate
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