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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

15 July 2022

How to provide clean water to billions of people by 2030

To meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, Clean water and sanitation for all, the current rate of progress must quadruple. 1.6 billion could remain without […]
14 July 2022

10 best cities for a romantic date

Dating is something most of us get to experience at least once in our lives. When you’re single and ready to mingle, you don’t have much […]
14 July 2022

What not to forget when planning a long train journey

For a long time, air travel used to be our go-to when it came to long-distance travelling. Sure, it is a very quick way to get […]
14 July 2022

Top 40 cities going green the fastest

Constant heat waves, fires and droughts all around the world. With climate change becoming ever more urgent, companies are trying to find ways to be sustainable […]
13 July 2022

Top 10 European countries by flight cancellations

The aviation industry has been going through a really tough time over the past few months. As the pandemic seems to approach an end and countries […]
13 July 2022

Greenwashing is not just misselling

There is increasing concern about the impact of greenwashing on public perception of the extent to which we are tackling climate change. As average temperatures rise […]
12 July 2022

UN expects world population to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022

Yesterday, on World Population Day, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) released its latest World Population Prospects report, marking the next milestones […]
12 July 2022

Boeing chosen by Virgin Galactic to build aircrafts for space tourism

Virgin Galactic announced a deal with Boeing to build a new set of carrier planes for the aerospace and space travel company to launch tourists in […]
8 July 2022

Netflix launches free walking tours in European capitals this month

This summer, Netflix encourages viewers to take a break from binging for once, get out of the house and explore three European capitals, London, Paris and […]
8 July 2022

Disney’s $110k private jet trip around the world takes off

A little while ago Disney announced a whole new exclusive experience for its die hard fans. A private jet trip around the world, with visits to […]
8 July 2022

Why do some animals live longer than others?

Scientists believe they have found why some animals don’t seem to age. A new study has found that turtles, salamanders and crocodiles age very slowly. Members […]
6 July 2022

6 of the coolest music festivals to attend this Summer

After two years of cancellations, large-scale music festivals around the world are returning in full force as Covid mitigation measures continue to relax. Luckily, in contrast […]
6 July 2022

5 tips to save money at summer festivals

After a couple of years during which our lives were completely taken over by Covid-19, it seems like this summer we’ll be free once again. Free […]
5 July 2022

Space Tourism may have a greater impact on global warming than aviation, study shows

The space tourism industry could have a greater effect on the climate than the aviation industry if left unregulated, a new study published in the journal […]
5 July 2022

5 unexpected places to find solar panels around the world

After the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions imposed on Russian companies, many European countries realized it was the time to find a way […]
5 July 2022

Flights will get 50% more expensive, warns Ryanair CEO

Plane tickets have been getting more expensive recently, partly because of the oil crisis brought on by the war in Ukraine and partly because of the […]
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