Discipline: Environmental Science

What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
What are the generalised, large scale factors of the environment-migration relationship and to what extent is it conditional on various individual, socio-economic, and political factors?
To what extent can regional governance architectures of mountainous areas contribute to achieving the Millenium Development Goals in terms of integration of sustainable development principles and of reduction of biodiversity loss?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
How can potentially negative effects on local populations of large-scale land acquisitions be mitigated and what could institutions do to protect human rights of the affected population?
How can new institutional arrangements help reconcile livelihood-relevant factors of local populations with the UN program for Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)?
What are the linkages between climate change, economic growth and conflict?
How can developing countries compensate for their limited power resources by deploying successful strategies in the context of climate change compensation negotiations?