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 — 11 Fevereiro 2019
Mexichromis paulomirpuri - new species
Scientists name newly-discovered species after Mirpuri Foundation President. Paulo Mirpuri, President of the Mirpuri Foundation, is well known in the business world for his energy and flair, but many will be...
Press Releases — 31 Janeiro 2019
Restoration of Theatrical Machinery
In the Performing Arts program, the Mirpuri Foundation supported the restoration of theatrical machinery inspired by Gil Vicente’s production of “Romagem dos Agravados”, currently exhibited at the National Theatre and...
Press Releases — 22 Janeiro 2019
School workshop spreads Mirpuri message on sustainability
In a bid to spread its important message on sustainability, a delegation from the Mirpuri Foundation visited Gil Vicente school in Lisbon to explore with the children there the growing problems...
Press Releases — 16 Janeiro 2019
Single-use Plastic Free flights hailed great success by all
The total weight of plastic saved across the whole trial between Portugal and Brazil of 16 flights – 4400 passengers – was 1500 kg. The Mirpuri Foundation is the principal sustainability...
Expeditions — 5 Fevereiro 2019
Paulo and Luís Mirpuri, with the summit of Mount Mirpuri, pay tribute to the Mirpuri Foundation and its efforts to increase awareness on climate change. Mountaineering in Antarctica under -40º and...
Expeditions — 15 Janeiro 2019
Through the Eyes of the Leopard 3
Summary of Expedition to Georgia and the Republic of North Ossetia – the State of Alania. This third expedition is part of the in-situ Conservation Project for the Caucasus region,...
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...
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...