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 | Winnipeg Free Press | August 2, 2019

Sense of urgency needed for water woes

"In requesting the extension, the city rejected a stopgap measure suggested by the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and the International Institute of Sustainable Development, which involves adding ferric chloride at the treatment site, which has been shown in other jurisdictions to reduce phosphorus concentrations."

IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | August 2, 2019

Summer slime: Algae blooms haunt Lake Winnipeg shores

"The plan was detailed in a joint proposal by the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and International Institute of Sustainable Development. On Thursday, the director of the IISD’s water management program called the city’s inaction on the issue "embarrassing.""

IISD-ELA in the News | The Globe and Mail | July 31, 2019

Slick science: How researchers are preparing for Canada’s next major oil spill

"“Actually, watching the oil being placed on the lake is a pretty exciting feeling,” said Ms. Stanley, a PhD student and project officer at the Experimental Lakes Area, or ELA, in Northwestern Ontario. The research site, east of Kenora, includes 58 small lakes that serve as a natural laboratory for investigating environmental contamination. It is one of the few places on Earth where aquatic ecosystems can be deliberately polluted for scientific study."