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Tufts plays a crucial role in helping the world adapt to a changing planet while tackling such challenging issues as climate change and resource depletion. Our goal is to be responsible stewards of the physical environment by cultivating knowledge of sustainable issues and solutions across disciplines in our students and faculty.

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New & Notable

  • A young child with hands in a flowing stream, surrounded by plants and rocks.

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nayChildren who deeply experience the natural world can grow into “Earth stewards” and restore the planet’s health and future

  • A pilot project led by a Tufts student uses QR codes to help people sort out what's trash and what really belongs in the bin

  • Old growth trees, some hundreds of years old, store enormous quantities of carbon in their wood, and accumulate more carbon annually

  • When a Baird’s tapir at Franklin Park Zoo gave birth to twins, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center stepped up to provide emergency neonatal care

  • Computer model shows human economic activity can transmit and magnify climate change impact



  • Tufts Institute of the Environment TIE logo

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nayAn interdisciplinary, university-wide education and research institute that facilitates and coordinates environmental programs. 

  • Globe focused on america

    Provides students the opportunity for substantial, in-depth study of health, nutrition and the environment within the realm of international relations.

  • Students at a table passing out info on sustainability

    Make a gift of any size to specifically support sustainability efforts. 

  • Student in Dining Center

    Xổ số miền nam hôm nayBy purchasing local, organic, and Fair Trade products, Tufts Dining contributes to a more sustainable campus while increasing awareness of food systems among staff and students.

  • Group photo of UEP staff

    A master’s-level environmental policy and planning program with a focus on environmental management skills and urban studies.

  • A garden

    A space for Tufts students to learn about gardening and environmental sustainability and interact with Somerville gardeners who maintain the adjacent community garden.


Undergraduate Programs
  • Majors
  • Minors
  • Departments Offering Sustainability Courses
Graduate Programs
  • Degree Programs
  • Certificate Programs
Centers and Institutes






Sustainability on Campus

Explore what Tufts is doing to reduce its own impact on the environment, including efforts related to waste reduction, water and energy use, food, and health. Find out more about student clubs, events, and other resources for faculty, staff, and students interested in getting involved with sustainability on campus. 

Resources for Alumni & Donors



Tufts in the News

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  • New York Times