Media

Our world-class research and experts are often featured in media across the globe.

See below to see the latest media releases from IISD Experimental Lakes Area and features in media. If you wish to speak to one of our experts, contact Sumeep Bath, media and communications officer at IISD Experimental Lakes Area at media@iisd.org or +1 (204) 958-7700 ext. 740.

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IISD-ELA in the News | Canadian Geographic | June 17, 2019

Why we spilled oil for science

"It’s an overcast spring day in northwestern Ontario and myself and a crew of students and scientists are getting ready to transform a freshwater lake into a science experiment."

IISD-ELA in the News | Fort Frances Times | June 12, 2019

Students learn about Experimental Lakes Area, pollution

"In conjunction with the Fort Frances Museum's current exhibit, “Taking Back Our Natural World,” curator Sherry George brought in Sarah Warrack, an outreach and education officer with International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) in collaboration with Experimental Lakes Area (ELA)."

IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | June 11, 2019

‘Match made in heaven’ for first IISD-ELA artist-in-residence

“It does feel like a match made in heaven,” Hinam said in a phone interview. “It gives me a chance to step back into my old life as a scientist but also still do what I do now and have both things I like to do meet in the middle so I’m pretty excited about that.” IISD-ELA launched the artist-in-residence in the fall of 2018 and was meant to “de-mystify” the 58 lakes used for freshwater research.

IISD-ELA in the News | National Observer | June 7, 2019

Trump prepares to roll back mercury emissions

"It is high time Canada itself begins to consider co-benefits in its analysis of the value of much of its environmental policy, not just mercury emissions. For a long time this has been a limitation of our environmental regulation model and could benefit millions of Canadians’ lives."

IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | June 6, 2019

Heather Hinam at IISD Experimental Lakes Area

"The Experimental Lakes Area is a unique research area doing long term research on almost 60 freshwater lakes in the Kenora area. And now there's a new artist in residence program taking place at the ELA.... where science meets art. Heather Himan is one of the first participants."