IISD-ELA in the News

IISD-ELA in the News | The Hill Times | October 22, 2020

Why UN World Data Forum matters to Canada

"Thanks to the power of artificial intelligence, data also now allow us to 'model' better than ever—providing us with detailed and accurate blueprints of where, say, Canada’s fresh water is headed, set against the backdrops of climate change and ever-increasing pollution."

IISD-ELA in the News | Radio-Canada International | October 19, 2020

Tiny silver particles found to be harmful to fish

"Silver nanoparticles are used in some socks, athletic clothing and in industrial applications, but a new study found that when the tiny particles are discharged into water, they are harmful to fish. Clothing is treated with nanosilver for its antimicrobial properties to keep it from smelling. But when the clothing is washed, particles of silver escape and flow into waste water and out into in the environment. The study was conducted at Canada’s Experimental Lakes Area, in the northern part of the province of Ontario."

IISD-ELA in the News | The Ethiopian Herald | October 9, 2020

Advisory Group applaud scientific inquiry role on Great Lakes

"The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the African Center for Aquatic Research and Education (ACARE) program is facilitating lake advisory groups to enhance scientific inquiry in a systematic and consistent manner, foster a community of shared knowledge and practice, across sectors and geography and positively influence policymaking using science, communication, and other strategies, disclosed African Center for Aquatic Research and Education experts."

IISD-ELA in the News | CKDR | September 28, 2020

ELA Helping With Research In Africa

"The Experimental Lakes Area west of Vermilion Bay is sharing its expertise with the continent of Africa. The International Institute for Sustainable Development has signed an agreement with the African Great Lakes."