News — 28 April 2022
Mirpuri Foundation joins a biodiversity-focused event
The Mirpuri Foundation participated in a Knowledge Dialogue by the IUCN’s Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations, the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations, and the Wildlife...
News — 8 April 2022
Mirpuri Foundation joins International Summit on Plastic Pollution
The Mirpuri Foundation was invited to participate as a plenary speaker at “From research to action: Responding to plastic pollution through science”, an international summit co-hosted by the Global Council...
News — 29 March 2022
National Theatre and Dance Museum Patronage
As patrons since 2018, the Mirpuri Foundation visited the National Theatre and Dance Museum this month. The Museum aims to educate the public about the history and current state of the...
News — 25 March 2022
A step closer to a single-use plastic-free world
A historic resolution to beat plastic pollution was endorsed at the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5), which took place in Nairobi, at the beginning of the month. 175 countries agreed to...
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 — 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...
MF Racing Team — 4 August 2021
Meet The Good Bottle
Get to know the official water of the Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team. A founding principle of the Mirpuri Foundation is to lead by example. From working with our partners Helly Hansen...
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,...