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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.

Jan 28, 2018

We all know Australia is only the driest, flattest, no-volcano-having island continent on Earth, right? Turns out it's not that simple... or that boring.

Join us for a quick journey into over 4.5 billion years of Australia's rocky history as we explore the coolest things about that wide, brown land.

Jan 21, 2018

In the icy wilderness of Svelbard, deep in the bowels of an imposing mountain, may lie the future of human­kind. It’s one of the world's most vital resources: seeds.

This week we talk about what makes these little genetic reservoirs so important, what's happening in the world of agriculture and why we need a doomsday...

Jan 14, 2018

There's been some great disaster films, but why are so few about climate change given the scale of real-world disaster coming our way? 

This week we look at the best climate disaster films, what they tell us about how climate change is processed through popular culture, and what that means for how we think about and...

Jan 8, 2018

The domesticated chicken may not be an arresting or exciting bird, but it's one of the few species found everywhere on this planet.

But while humans have been raising chickens for thousands of years, there's one chicken that has really taken over the world: the chicken of tomorrow!

We look into its hilarious beginnings...