November 2017 cover

The giant panda is threatened with habitat loss and fragmentation. Its survival depends on connected habitats. Remote sensing and spatial analysis allow us to identify the habitat in a timely manner. Photo by Binbin Li.

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From 'Reassessing the conservation status of the giant panda using remote sensing'. Xu et al., Nature Ecology & Evolution 1; 1635-1638 (2017).

Patrick Goymer

Chief Editor, Nature Ecology & Evolution

Patrick joined Nature Publishing Group in 2005 as an Assistant Editor at Nature Reviews Genetics and Nature Reviews Cancer. In 2008 he moved to Nature, where he served as Senior Editor covering ecology and evolution, before becoming Chief Editor of Nature Ecology & Evolution in 2016. He has handled primary manuscripts and review articles across the entire breadth of ecology and evolution, as well as advising and writing for other sections of Nature. Patrick has a degree in genetics from the University of Cambridge, did his DPhil in experimental evolution at the University of Oxford, and did postdoctoral work on evolutionary and ecological genetics at University College London in association with Imperial College London at Silwood Park.