IISD-ELA in the News
IISD-ELA in the News | Net News Ledger | February 2, 2019
What’s in your water glass? Think you know? Think again.
"The research done at this world-class facility is unparalleled. We fought to save this research centre, now let’s learn from its science and convert those findings into real solutions."
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Manitoba | January 26, 2019
Proposed regulatory changes could accelerate Manitoba wetland loss, conservation groups say
" IISD is also asking the province to consider publishing all approved drainage permits online in the name of government transparency so planners and land managers can have a full view of ongoing projects."
IISD-ELA in the News | Ground Magazine | January 21, 2019
Research: Experimental lakes area
"The Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), a research station east of Kenora, Ontario, recently celebrated its 50th year of monitoring and manipulating lakes—50 years during which scientific and government focus has changed enough to imperil the research station and open exciting new directions."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | January 18, 2019
The lakes are frozen, but research is still being conducted at Experimental Lakes Area
"Dressed in a poorly fitting ‘onesie’ and rubber boots the trek out to Lake 239 – the lake adjacent to the poster child Lake 240 – was a quick one on a snowmobile. Lake 239 is a reference lake and needs to have samples drawn from the lake in the winter. Biologists Lee Hrenchuk and Ken Sandiland are part of the small group of scientists working at the ELA in the winter. They come out to draw samples twice in the winter, once in January and once in March."
IISD-ELA in the News | Dryden Now | January 10, 2019
An artist’s escape at Experimental Lakes Area
"The IISD - Experimental Lakes Area has an exciting opportunity for local artists, musicians, poets and more. The facility is now offering an Artist-in-Residence program, which offers artists the opportunity to spend time at the scientific facility, to take inspiration from the nature and work that surrounds it to create art of any kind."
IISD-ELA in the News | Country 105.3 | December 16, 2018
ELA Looking For Artists In Residence
"ELA Looking For Artists In Residence The Experimental Lakes Area between Kenora and Vermilion Bay is looking to branch out into the arts. The International Institute For Sustainable Development is launching an artist-in-residence program for the ELA."
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | December 10, 2018
Research area offers writerly residence
"Writers looking for a bit of inspiration will have a new opportunity available next year, when the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) begins a new artist-in-residence program at the Experimental Lakes Area east of Kenora, Ont."
IISD-ELA in the News | ON Nature | December 10, 2018
Life Beneath The Ice
“This is astonishing since half the world’s lakes periodically freeze, and most Canadian lakes are ice bound for a good portion of the year,” says Scott Higgins, an aquatic research scientist at the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), one of the world’s top freshwater research facilities, located east of Kenora
IISD-ELA in the News | Ici Manitoba | December 6, 2018
Artiste dans la région des Lacs expérimentaux
"James Culleton est un artiste visuel. C’est aussi un peintre, sculpteur, illustrateur, designer de mobilier, muraliste, auteur-compositeur-interprète, et enseignant en art. C'est difficile de décrire en un mot son talent."
IISD-ELA in the News | The Guardian | December 4, 2018
We must study marijuana’s impact on the environment before it’s too late
"North America’s governments, scientists and industry need to work together to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the effects of marijuana on fresh water, and update wastewater treatment facilities and regulations to protect our lakes and rivers."