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30/07/2008
Spanish researchers discover significant leatherback turtle nesting beaches in the Caribbean
The team is working on a BBVA Foundation project to improve the conservation of sea turtle nesting places.

17/06/2008
BBVA Foundation Awards for Biodiversity Conservation
The Minister of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs, Elena Espinosa, and BBVA Foundation president Francisco González were guests of honor at presentation ceremony for the BBVA Foundation Awards for Biodiversity Conservation.

21/05/2008
BBVA Foundation International Study on Attitudes to Stem Cell Research
The Second BBVA Foundation International Study on Attitudes to Biotechnology undertakes an in-depth comparative analysis of the attitudes of citizens in 12 European countries plus the United States, Japan and Israel towards research with embryos for the purpose of obtaining stem cells. In general, the use of spare embryos left over from fertility treatments meets with a high level of acceptance (most notably in Denmark and Sweden). Conversely, opinions are divided over the creation of embryos for biomedical research, with ethical reservations being voiced in most countries (lowest levels of acceptance in Germany and Austria).

20/05/2008
Research into metastasis will bring about treatments to fight cancer
Twenty-three of the most renowned scientists working in the field of metastasis come together in Barcelona, invited by IRB Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation. Among these, Tyler Jacks, Joan Massagué, Josep Baselga and the Nobel Prize winners Michael Bishop and Harold Varmus.

07/05/2008
Second Study on the Internet in Spain
The Second BBVA Foundation Study on the Internet in Spain shows a sizeable increase in the numbers of Internet users (from 37% of the population in 2005 to 44% today). However it also reveals a persistent digital gap, with age and socioeconomic status as its main determinants.

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