Shoal of Oblada melanura in the marine protected area of the Bonifacio Strait, Mediterranean Sea. The objective of the Convetion on Biological Diversity is to protect 10% of marine habitats by 2020 through a well-connected network of protected areas. The paper of Andrello et al. in this issue provides a method to extend current networks of protected areas to optimize habitat connectivity and species persistence. Photo by Sébastien Villéger.
Full article by Andrello et al. here.Download high resolution file: ecog_cover.pdf