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Environment & Climate Change

  • Rose, a piping plover, on the beach
    Gordan Garcia
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    Each spring in Chicago, bird watchers eagerly await the return of a sort of celebrity couple: the piping plovers Monty and Rose. The pair has many fans in the city, a beer named in their honor, and a documentary about their journey. On today's episode, we talked to the film's director about Monty and Rose's epic story of love and conservation.
  • One University of Michigan student talked to Stateside about why the firing of former university president Mark Schlissel is no laughing matter. Also, one former collegiate athlete shared her struggle with eating disorders. And a filmmaker talked about his journey following a beloved pair of piping plovers.