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A classic urban trade-off might not be our destiny. That’s great news for the climate.
Urban refuge: How cities can help solve the biodiversity crisis
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Urban refuge: How cities can help solve the biodiversity crisis

Cities have long been considered species deserts, devoid of wildlife beyond pigeons and squirrels. But with animals such as snowy owls, otters and bobcats now appearing in urban areas, scientists are recognizing that cities can play a significant role in fostering biodiversity.
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