Forced Migrants Make New Homes in Sanctuary Cities—With Nests, Burrows, and Dens

Brad Shaffer, a biology professor at the University of California-Los Angeles, notes that cities not only destroy habitat, but create new living spaces for animals and plants. Some of these spaces work well for native species, while others don’t. Some of these modified landscapes could offer refuge to species struggling to survive in their original habitats elsewhere. (Mother Jones)