In a complex network study that I published in Science with Daniel Stouffer, Marta Sales-Pardo and Jordi Bascompte, we showed a first step towards uniting global conservation efforts. We can identify a species that is crucial to the diversity of a specific food web (ecosystem). This can tell us a lot about ecosystems all around the world. If a species is important in one system, others genetically similar to it in different systems tend to be important as well. Here are a couple of articles that appeared in press about it.