IISD-ELA in the News
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."
IISD-ELA in the News | Manitoulin Expositor | June 6, 2019
Meeker’s Aquaculture, Georgian Bay Assoc. lock horns over Lake Wolsey water quality
"A decade-long study at the Experimental Lakes Area in Northwestern Ontario placed a fish farm in an enclosed water body with fish density as much as 100 times higher than in the North Channel of Lake Huron."
IISD-ELA in the News | Dryden Now | May 30, 2019
Rickford, province supporting freshwater research
“By investing in a partnership with the IISD, we’ve elevated this to a world-class facility. We thank them for their collective efforts. We now have hundreds of students from across Ontario coming there. University students are doing important work there. Students from high school and university will be able to learn about all of the great things that we do in the facility.”
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Radio-Canada | May 22, 2019
L’Ontario maintient sa contribution annuelle à la région des lacs expérimentaux
"Partagez via Twitter (Fenêtre modale) Partagez via Linkedin (Fenêtre modale) Partagez par courriel (Fenêtre modale) Activer l'option d'impression du navigateur Miguel Lachance Le ministre ontarien de l’Énergie, du Développement du Nord et des Mines, Greg Rickford, a annoncé mercredi à Kenora, dans le Nord-Ouest de la province, que son gouvernement maintiendra son engagement annuel de 2 millions de dollars envers l’Institut international du développement durable de la région des lacs expérimentaux (IIDD-RLE)."
IISD-ELA in the News | Water Canada | May 22, 2019
Government of Ontario Supports Freshwater Research and Education
"The Government of Ontario is providing more than $2 million in funding to the International Institute for Sustainable Development Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA), which will help protect Ontario’s freshwater ecosystems."
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | May 22, 2019
Annual provincial funding of $2M continues for Experimental Lakes Area near Kenora, Ont.
"The province says it's maintaining its $2 million annual commitment to the Experimental Lakes Area near Kenora, Ont., to "ensure ongoing, multi-year research projects and important long-term monitoring," of the freshwater research site."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | May 15, 2019
Microplastic research at Experimental Lakes Area
"Michael D. Rennie, the Canada Research Chair in Freshwater Ecology and Fisheries along with other partners, is researching the impact of microplastics on freshwater ecosystems this summer. Rennie is a research fellow with the International Institute of Sustainable Development-Experimental Lakes Area southeast of Kenora."
IISD-ELA in the News | Water Today | May 13, 2019
IISD Experimental Lakes Area: The Only Lab Of Its Kind In The World
"It is the only lab of its kind in the world," Sumeep Bath of the IISD told WaterToday. Because all life depends on water, researchers at ELA are studying the impacts of contaminants, providing evidence with real world ecosystems to help governments make better decisions to help protect our water and our planet.
IISD-ELA in the News | Duluth News Tribune | May 10, 2019
National View: Consider all benefits of regulating mercury emissions
"As the EPA considers public comments on the regulation changes this month, we cannot forget the critical role they play in safeguarding public health — as well as ensuring significant economic savings by taking action upfront."