This publication presents five of the lectures from the 2005-6 'Environment on the Edge' lecture series. It includes the following themes:
•Nature's capital: the key to poverty eradication - Dr. Klaus Töpfer
•Human development in China - Dr Zhao Baige
•Agriculture and food production: Quo vadis - Dr Hans Rudolf Herren
•The changing face of cities - Professor Anne Power
•Women and conservation - Kathryn Fuller
This lecture series is the result of a collaboration between New Hall and St. Edmund's College, Cambridge University, the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre and the British Antartic Survey. The lectures and this publication are sponsored by BP.
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