• Thoreau Scholar Ross Lieb-Lappen views penguins in Antarctica.
  • Thoreau Scholar Katrina Malakhoff SCUBA dives in a coral reef.
  • Thoreau Scholars review a field manual onboard a sailboat as part of a Sea Education Experience (SEA) program.
  • Thoreau Scholar Skylar Behr prepares a test sample in a lab.
  • Chris studies a tranquilized Tenrec, an animal often caught for meat in Madagascar.

The Henry David Thoreau Foundation is a charitable trust that propels environmental leadership across disciplines. Through scholarships and grants we strengthen the ability of undergraduate students and professors to pursue collective study of environmental issues and promote more creative action.

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Sophie Purdom (Thoreau Scholar-Brown 2016) released Sustainable Investing: Revolutions in Theory and Practice . A leader in greening finance, Sophie also started the Brown Sustainable Investment Fund at...Read more