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 | BBC News Vietnamese | September 8, 2019
Những trận mưa axit huỷ hoại môi trường ở Mỹ, Canada
BBC News explores our research into the ongoing legacy of acid rain in freshwater lakes in this Vietnamese-language article.
IISD-ELA in the News | BBC News Tamil | September 4, 2019
அமில மழை உண்டாக்கிய பாதிப்பு என்ன? எப்படி தடுக்கப்பட்டது? – ஓர் உண்மை கதை
BBC News explores our research into the ongoing legacy of acid rain in freshwater lakes in this Tamil-language article.
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 | CBC | September 3, 2019
Northern Ontario researchers test floating wetlands as method to clean up oil spills
"New research taking place at the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) could lead to a new way to clean up oil spills in freshwater lakes. ELA executive director Matt McCandless said researchers at the facility are testing engineered floating wetlands as a possible oil spill clean-up method."
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 30, 2019
Oil spill-fighting bacteria under Experimental Lakes microscope
"The facility’s latest one-of-a-kind project has researchers conducting controlled oil spills and exploring ways to use bacteria in the wetlands to clean them up by turning oil into carbon dioxide and water, it announced Friday."
IISD-ELA in the News | BBC | August 28, 2019
The bittersweet story of how we stopped acid rain
"Desjardins and others from IISD Experimental Lakes Area are investigating whether reintroductions of the opossum shrimp – 10,000 painstakingly counted at a time – might jumpstart biological recovery of the ecosystem."
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."