Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 — 10 Dezembro 2018
Global leader in sport and sustainability
The sustainability programme of Volvo Ocean Race with Principal Partner Mirpuri Foundation, created to find solutions to the impacts plastic is having on our seas, came out on top in...
Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 — 22 Novembro 2018
Race data revealed at expert conference
Unique information on the global concentration of microplastics pollution in our oceans has been presented at an international science conference in Lanzarote. The information was collected from seawater samples taken during...
Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 — 28 Outubro 2018
Tribute to Portuguese Sailors
Portuguese sailors António Fontes, Bernardo Freitas and Frederico Melo have been honoured by Portuguese President Rebelo de Sousa after they took part in the world’s longest and toughest sailing event,...
Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 — 22 Outubro 2018
One year of Volvo Ocean Race
One year ago started the Volvo Ocean Race 2017/18, the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world. Mirpuri Foundation was the Founding Partner of the Turn the Tide on Plastic boat and...
Press Releases — 20 Novembro 2018
Mirpuri Foundation’s Cascais Seabin is first in Portugal
The Mirpuri Foundation was once again leading the charge against plastic pollution, this time by supporting the placing of Portugal’s first ever Seabin into Cascais Harbour. Foundation President, Paulo Mirpuri, was...
Press Releases — 16 Novembro 2018
Winners of Race 5
Mirpuri Foundation Team won Race 5 of the RC44 Cascais Cup 2018. Happy to give greater visibility to our cause #turnthetideonplastic ...
Press Releases — 15 Novembro 2018
Taking sustainability back to the seas
Mirpuri Foundation President Paulo Mirpuri takes the helm of an RC44 racing yacht this week, to skipper a craft through the final showdown of the racing season, once again spreading...
Press Releases — 6 Novembro 2018
Portugal says NO to single-use plastics
The Web Summit has previously been described by Italian astronaut and physicist, Paolo Nespoli, as the place where ‘impossible dreams do come true,’ and for the Mirpuri Foundation that certainly...
Expeditions — 12 Setembro 2018
Expedition to Azerbaijan and Dagestan: the video
A video summary of the expedition to Azerbaijan (AZ), the Nakhchivan exclave (AZ) and Dagestan (RU) between May 28th and June 14th 2018. This second expedition is part of a Conservation Project...
Expeditions — 15 Agosto 2018
Expedition to Azerbaijan, the Nakhchivan exclave and Dagestan
A summary of the expedition to Azerbaijan (AZ), the Nakhchivan exclave (AZ) and Dagestan (RU) between May 28th and June 14th 2018 This second expedition is part of a Conservation Project...
Expeditions — 7 Junho 2018
Through the Eyes of the Leopard
Through the Eyes of the Leopard is a project supported by the Mirpuri Foundation that comprises three expeditions to the Caucasus. Designed to photograph the Persian Leopard and the natural...
Expeditions — 30 Abril 2018
Raising awareness in the world’s highest lake
Our ambassador Luís Mirpuri reached the highest lake of its size in the world, the Tilicho Lake, in the heart of Nepal, at 5,015 meters of altitude in the most...
Events — 4 Novembro 2018
Stunning Foundation Gala a huge success
The inaugural Mirpuri Foundation Gala was hailed as an outstanding success last night as the worlds of theatre, dance and music came together in the São Carlos Opera House to...
Events — 25 Outubro 2018
Awards Ceremony 2018
The Mirpuri Foundation’s 2018 Dance, Music and Theatre Awards was created with the aim of recognizing cultural activities of excellence and stimulating the quality of artistic production in Portugal. The ceremony...
Events — 21 Setembro 2018
Surfing for a healthy ocean
The Mirpuri Foundation invited a group of children for a surf lesson with the organization’s ambassador and Big Wave Surfer António Silva. Before diving into the water, the youngsters first...
Events — 18 Setembro 2018
Mirpuri Foundation sponsors sustainability event
This weekend, the Mirpuri Foundation was the main sponsor at the first edition of Eco Cascais, a sustainability event that included seminars, workshops, exhibitions, fair trade fashion and an eco-market. Dr. Luíza...