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IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Sun | June 21, 2017

Zebra mussels spreading in Lake Winnipeg; scientist says news isn’t all bad

"Higgins says zebra mussels have been confirmed in four bodies of water in Manitoba: Cedar Lake, Singush Lake in Duck Mountain Provincial Park, the Red River and Lake Winnipeg since 2013. Higgins says in about the 700 or so lakes that have been invaded in North America, there are only two examples where they’ve been effectively eliminated, and both were small lakes where potash was added."

IISD-ELA in the News | VICE | April 28, 2017

Millions of Canadian Lakes Could Hold Clues About Ancient Life

"Some lakes in Canada look like the oceans on our planet that existed some 2.5 billion years ago, when microbial life thrived in an oxygen-free environment. And what's living in those lakes today could help scientists understand what early life forms on Earth were like, too, an important piece of the puzzle in understanding how all of us came to be."