News — 27 June 2022
Mirpuri Foundation speaker at UN Ocean Conference
The Mirpuri Foundation was invited to be a speaker at the United Nations Ocean Conference, in a Clean Seas supported side event entitled “Racing for Clean Seas: Sport as a...
News — 31 May 2022
Theatre Award winning project at international festival
Elmano Sancho, winner of the Mirpuri Foundation 2018 Carlos Avilez Theatre Award, will be presenting his winning project, entitled “A Última Estação”, at the International Theatre Festival of Brasília –...
News — 23 May 2022
Aida Garifullina and Juan Diego Flórez at the Mirpuri Awards
It is with great pleasure that we welcome Aida Garifullina and Juan Diego Flórez to perform at the Mirpuri Foundation Awards Gala Ceremony, where the three winners of this year’s...
News — 23 May 2022
Promoting sustainability at SciComPt 2022
The Mirpuri Foundation was the sustainability partner of SciComPt 2022, an event that took place at São Miguel Island (Azores), from the 11th to the 13th of May, to discuss...
Expeditions — 17 April 2020
Cape Verde Science Expedition
A must-see documentary, portraying the scientific breakthroughs and the richness of marine life of the Sal Island. In the summer of 2019 the Mirpuri Foundation embarked on a Science Expedition in...
Expeditions — 24 August 2019
South Pole talk at famous Gstaad Yacht Club
Mirpuri Foundation President and Founder Paulo Mirpuri gave a presentation to the famous Gstaad Yacht Club in Switzerland, speaking on his recent journey to the South Pole. Paulo Mirpuri, who has...
Expeditions — 8 August 2019
New species discovered on Expedition
The Mirpuri Foundation is organizing a scientific expedition that embarked on a study of the biodiversity in the seas around Cape Verde and that has already identified new genus and species. The aim...
Expeditions — 4 July 2019
The Explorers Club Summit
Mirpuri Foundation President, Paulo Mirpuri, attended the Global Exploration Summit in Lisbon. Established in 1904, the Club, based in New York, brings together some of the world’s best minds, with...
Events — 1 June 2021
Sustainability Workshop in Moura
The Mirpuri Foundation’s mission to spread the word on the dangers of plastic to our oceans and human health, especially the poisonous nature of microplastics, has continued with a Sustainability...
Events — 11 October 2019
CIESM 42nd International Congress in Cascais
The Mirpuri Foundation President Paulo Mirpuri addressed the Mediterranean Science Commission (CIESM) on the final day of its 42nd International Congress in Cascais, Portugal, with the presence of HSH Prince...
Events — 28 September 2019
The Mirpuri Foundation Concert for Peace 2019
The Mirpuri Foundation’s Concert for Peace 2019 has been commemorated by the planting of an olive, known as the tree of peace, by the Mirpuri Foundation President Paulo Mirpuri, Carlos...
Events — 20 September 2019
Environmental message at A330neo delivery
As Hi Fly celebrated the official delivery of the new Airbus A330neo, the Mirpuri Foundation was on hand to remind guests, dignitaries and journalists of the hard work that it, as...
Sailing Trophy — 28 March 2022
Ocean Award returns for second edition
The Mirpuri Foundation announces the second edition of its Ocean Award, a prestigious international sustainability award that aims to recognize excellence in the scientific community and reward innovative projects that...
Sailing Trophy — 6 August 2021
2021 Edition Full Highlights
What an event that was! From cannon fire to champagne celebrations, with two days of spectacular sailing in-between, the second annual Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy did not disappoint. We’ll see you all...
Sailing Trophy — 14 June 2021
The Ocean Award 2021
THE MIRPURI FOUNDATION OCEAN AWARD 2021 Congratulations to Joanna M. Gonçalves, winner of the 2021 Mirpuri Foundation Ocean Award. Joanna M. Gonçalves impressed the panel of judges with her submission, entitled “EMERGING,”...
Sailing Trophy — 5 June 2021
Spectacular Sailing Trophy comes to a close
The Annual Mirpuri Foundation Sailing Trophy, which was founded in 2020 with the mission of creating awareness for marine conservation projects to protect the world’s oceans, has come to a...
MF Racing Team — 27 June 2022
Jason Momoa onboard Racing for the Planet
We are proud to have been part of this incredible journey with The UN and The Ocean Race working towards a global goal of saving our oceans. Jason Momoa, the world-renowned...
MF Racing Team — 30 August 2021
Cascais Vela 2021 Winners!
The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team won the Trophy for Line Honours 1st in Cascais Vela 2021. The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team, which recently won The Ocean Race Europe, was awarded the...
MF Racing Team — 27 August 2021
Minister onboard Racing for the Planet
The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team welcomed the Portuguese Minister of Maritime Affairs, Ricardo Serrão Santos, onboard our “Racing for The Planet” boat. The President of the Mirpuri Foundation, Paulo Mirpuri,...
MF Racing Team — 11 August 2021
Climate Change red alert
The latest IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report, stating that human activities have changed the Earth’s climate in an irreversible way, should put us all in red alert. The Mirpuri Foundation Racing...
VOR 2017-18 — 26 April 2019
Winners of BT Sport Industry Awards
The Ocean Race has won two BT Sport Industry Awards, earning recognition amongst some of the world’s biggest sporting brands and organisations by scooping the Cutting Edge Sport Award and...
VOR 2017-18 — 10 December 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...
VOR 2017-18 — 22 November 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...
VOR 2017-18 — 28 October 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,...