PhD in Conservation Science and Sustainability Studies, from Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), via Manipal Academy for Higher Education, Karnataka (MAHE) 

The ATREE doctoral programme in Conservation Science and Sustainability Studies is designed to train research scholars, to develop and use integrated approaches in sustainable development and biodiversity conservation. The programme promotes interdisciplinary research and frameworks of environmental processes at global, regional and

local scales  from the disciplines of ecology, economics, sociology, and climate science. The mandatory course work also includes a focus on water cycles and sustainability science concepts are presented in the context of major water related environmental challenges of today.