MF Racing Team — 11 Fevereiro 2020
Do you have what it takes?
“We are not only looking at CVs, The Ocean Race is a challenge like no other and each edition is unique.” “We are looking for skill, attitude and what individuals can...
MF Racing Team — 5 Fevereiro 2020
The challenge of a generation
By Yoann Richomme – Skipper of The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team in The Ocean Race What does it mean to take on a challenge? Is it a question of proving yourself,...
MF Racing Team — 4 Fevereiro 2020
Yoann Richomme announced as Skipper for the Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team
The Mirpuri Foundation Racing Team announces that Yoann Richomme will skipper the team’s ‘Racing for the Planet’ boat in the 2021 edition of The Ocean Race, the world’s longest and...
MF Racing Team — 7 Janeiro 2020
United for a better future
In a time in which we face a climate crisis and other environmental problems, we are certain that the world will not stand alone. In 2020, we will all stand together,...
News — 30 Janeiro 2020
Mirpuri Foundation joins Plastic Pollution Coalition
The Mirpuri Foundation is pleased to announce that it has joined Plastic Pollution Coalition, a growing global alliance of more than 1,000 organisations, businesses, and thought leaders in over 60 countries working...
News — 18 Janeiro 2020
Turning the Tide on Plastic
The Mirpuri Foundation was in Mumbai, India, promoting its Marine Conservation Program, specially the Turn the Tide on Plastic campaign. With this initiative, Mirpuri Foundation is raising awareness to eliminate marine litter...
News — 10 Janeiro 2020
Mirpuri Foundation at PWC Sea Economy Conference
The Mirpuri Foundation was present at PWC’s 10th edition of its study conference: Helm- A Barometer of the Economy of the Sea, at the Pavilhão do Conhecimento, in Lisbon. PwC’s experts...
News — 7 Janeiro 2020
Single-use plastic free flights are now reality
As the airline’s Principal Sustainability Partner, the Mirpuri Foundation is joyous to announce that, from January 1, 2020, all Hi Fly’s own flights are taking to the air without any...
Expeditions — 24 Agosto 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 Agosto 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 Julho 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...
Expeditions — 5 Março 2019
Antarctica Expedition: South Pole
Paulo Mirpuri and Luís Mirpuri reached the geographic South Pole on January 10th 2019 at 16:35 UTC. An expedition on behalf of the Mirpuri Foundation to increase public awareness on...
Events — 12 Janeiro 2020
Building Cultural Ties
Mirpuri Foundation builds cultural ties and offers musical opportunity with New Year concert As 2020 got underway the Mirpuri Foundation has given musicians its support, with its sponsorship of the New...
Events — 25 Outubro 2019
Human Biomonitoring Workshop
The Mirpuri Foundation was part of a workshop on Human Biomonitoring (HBM) at the Auditorium of the Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente, in Portugal today, joining a host of medics, scientists, and experts...
Events — 11 Outubro 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 Setembro 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...
VOR 2017-18 — 26 Abril 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 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...
VOR 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...
VOR 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,...