IISD-ELA in the News

IISD-ELA in the News | 89.5 The Lake | September 9, 2019

ELA Continues Important Research

"The Experimental Lakes Area between Vermilion Bay and Kenora is celebrating 51-years of freshwater research. Operations Manager Roger Mollot says they’ve been able to conduct some groundbreaking work since opening their doors in 1968."

IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | September 3, 2019

FedNor funds announced for IISD-ELA education centre

“The construction of our water science education and training centre will help us further our research and advance our understanding of aquatic ecosystems, while welcoming and educating local communities on the health of fresh water,” executive director of IISD-ELA Matt McCandless said.

IISD-ELA in the News | 89.5 The Lake | August 30, 2019

Bike Ride From Winnipeg To ELA

"A group of amateur cyclists is once again attempting an ambitious, three-day, 500-kilometre self supported road trip from Winnipeg to the Experimental Lakes Area, west of Vermilion Bay."

IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | August 27, 2019

Victoria Beach seeks to sway city stance on phosphorus removal

"Victoria Beach council carried a motion at its last meeting, requesting the Association of Manitoba Municipalities' support in "strongly urging" the city to reconsider a phosphorus-limiting proposal put forward by the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and International Institute for Sustainable Development."

IISD-ELA in the News | Water Canada | August 20, 2019

Declining Calcium Levels in Freshwater Lakes Have Negative Impacts on Some Species

"A new global study evaluated how calcium concentrations are changing in freshwater lakes around the world. The study revealed that in widespread areas in Europe and eastern North America, calcium levels are declining towards levels that can be critically low for the reproduction and survival of many aquatic organisms, such as freshwater mussels and zooplankton."