IISD-ELA in the News

IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | October 11, 2018

City voters should keep Lake Winnipeg in mind

"Winnipeggers vote on Oct. 24. As the election campaign continues and we are asked to consider our priorities, let’s make sure that we don’t forget about cleaning up our own mess to help our beloved Lake Winnipeg."

IISD-ELA in the News | CTV Winnipeg | September 19, 2018

No clear answer to cause of bird deaths at ponds

"CTV News collected its own water samples, which were then processed at ALS Environment labs. Those results were brought to research scientist Scott Higgins, International Institute for Sustainable Development, who has a long history of working with algae. "

IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | September 8, 2018

Endowment gift

"The family of Dr. Michael Paterson and Gail Asper announced Thursday, Sept. 6 in Kenora at the Whitecap Pavilion they would match, up to $1 million any donations to the IISD-ELA – the world’s freshwater laboratory – in northwestern Ontario. The matching donation helps celebrate 50 years of research at the IISD-ELA and goes towards establishing an endowment fund to secure the next 50 years of the site."

IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Online | September 7, 2018

$1 million donation to the ELA

"The IISD - Experimental Lakes area near Kenora will soon see more funding through the community’s support. Dr. Mike Paterson, who was worked at the ELA for over 28-years, his wife Gail Asper and family have announced that they will match donations made to the ELA, dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $1 million. "

IISD-ELA in the News | Toronto Star | August 28, 2018

High-tech data needed to stop sewage overflows

"These unpleasant but necessary stories about our sewage are capturing everyone’s attention. It is shocking how little we monitor wastewater overflows. We are trying to manage a problem the extent of which we don’t even comprehend."