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17/12/2008
A BBVA Foundation research project comes up with the first portable system enabling in situ detection of cetacean hearing loss
The device was designed and built in the Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics at UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), under the direction of Michel André.

15/12/2008
BBVA Foundation International Study: Attitudes towards Assisted Reproduction and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
According to an international survey by the BBVA Foundation conducted this year, citizens in advanced societies express firm support for the application of preimplantation genetic diagnosis in order to select a healthy, compatible embryo that can cure a brother or sister suffering some genetic disease.

04/12/2008
The birds of Spain are the subject of the world’s most fully comprehensive digital ornithological encyclopedia
La enciclopedia de las aves de España, a joint initiative of the BBVA Foundation and SEO/BirdLife, is intended as an introduction for the general reader into the fascinating world of birds. This interactive, multimedia publication offers key facts on the life and habits of more than 500 bird species that reside, visit or have been spotted in Spain, along with their distribution patterns and the threats that confront them.

10/10/2008
'Himalaya – Changing Landscapes' photo exhibition draws the world’s attention to the impacts of climate change in the Himalayas
The large outdoor exhibition by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and BBVA Foundation is currently on show at the IUCN World Conservation Congress 2008 in Barcelona.

08/10/2008
The regulation of morphogenesis and embryonic development are the keys to understanding pathologies
IRB Barcelona and the BBVA Foundation bring together a group of leading researchers in the formation and development of organisms in an International Barcelona BioMed Conference.

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