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Welcome to Halfway to the Moon!

We're on a journey to answer the big (and little) questions about life in an era when humans have touched every part of the globe and beyond.

Join Suzanne and Lucy as they take a weekly journey into weird, wonderful, crazy and sometimes terrifying stories about nature, climate, the planet and the universe we live in today.

Sep 16, 2018

Tea. The solution to all life's problems. But your cup of tea maybe causing more problems than it solves: food waste, plastic pollution, deforestation and unfair labor practices are all side effects of the mainstream tea industry. 

We sit down with Julie Hirsch, co-founder of Eloments Organic Teas, to find out what...

Sep 3, 2018

We have a very special episode this week, in partnership with ActionAid Australia.

Lucy will take us through a explosive new report revealing for the first time how Australia’s global fossil fuel giants are systematically undermining women’s rights in the global south and their plan to quadruple the number of mines...

Aug 19, 2018

Did you hear the one about the Illuminati lizard-king who controls the world? Because it's 100% true and he controls the Government.

This week we delve deep into the fascinating conspiracy theories: why do people believe them and why are they so fascinating? And Suzanne and Lucy reveal which conspiracy theories they...

Aug 5, 2018

It looks like a punk rock peacock, and its "body popping" routine has to be one of the animal kingdom's most bizarre mating rituals.

But now the iconic sage grouse of the western United States is in the limelight for all the wrong reasons. This odd chicken-like bird is standing between Donald Trump and coal, oil and...

Jul 29, 2018

Is disagreement a dying art? These days, all public conversations seem toxic: no matter whether we're debating abortion or casting for the new Star Wars film, we don't seem to be able to agree to disagree. 

But what is that doing to our mental health and our democracy? And can we relearn the vital art of turning public...