Aspen Insight

Survival Stories

Episode Summary

The toll of the opioid drug crisis in America is far-reaching. We talk to a mother who battled addiction during pregnancy, and policy experts who are working to solve this epidemic. What’s can we do to win this battle? War in East Congo forced Robert Hakiza from his home. His new life as a refugee in Uganda was plagued with problems until he realized he could turn despair into action. What’s the likelihood of a sixth mass extinction? Some say it’s already underway. We talk to Collin O’Mara, president of the National Wildlife Federation, about the connection between too much screen-time for kids and the survival of species.

Episode Notes

The toll of the opioid drug crisis in America is far-reaching. We talk to a mother who battled addiction during pregnancy, and policy experts who are working to solve this epidemic. What can we do to win this battle? War in East Congo forced Robert Hakiza from his home. His new life as a refugee in Uganda was plagued with problems until he realized he could turn despair into action. What’s the likelihood of a sixth mass extinction? Some say it’s already underway. We talk to Collin O’Mara, president of the National Wildlife Federation, about the connection between too much screen-time for kids and the survival of species.

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