IISD-ELA in the News
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 | 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."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | November 28, 2018
IISD-ELA to launch artist-in-residence program
"The IISD-Experimental Lakes Area is inviting artists to come get creative. Poets, painters, songwriters or anyone who defines themselves as an artist is invited to apply."
IISD-ELA in the News | Salon | November 24, 2018
Freshwater lakes’ pollution problems go beyond plastics
"Now is the time for our policymakers to take the energy generated by the plastic buzz and channel into a more strategic and nuanced assault on the welter of issues that is plaguing our abundant freshwater supplies."
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | November 20, 2018
Experimental Lakes area launches artist-in-residence program
"The Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), located near Kenora, Ont., is currently taking applications for its new artist-in-residence program — a project aimed at merging art and science in a win-win partnership. "
IISD-ELA in the News | BioScience | November 19, 2018
Acid Rain: Researchers Addressing Its Lingering Effects
"Canadian scientists are exploring whether biological recovery for one key fish food—a freshwater shrimp that disappeared completely in many acidified lakes—might be given a helping hand."
IISD-ELA in the News | The Chronicle Herald | November 14, 2018
Citizen science fills critical gap in monitoring freshwater resources
"Projects like the Atlantic DataStream do not just demystify science; they open it up to local communities to create and share essential data about our water, so that we can all make informed decisions and safeguard a sustainable future."
IISD-ELA in the News | The Hill | November 5, 2018
Kaptur’s bill in Ohio doesn’t get to the root causes of what plagues our lakes
"Microcystin and its impact on drinking water are symptoms of a larger ill. While we do need the proposed water standards, let’s not allow a potential win to absolve us of the greater necessity — immediate, national action to tackle algal blooms and improve the health of our bodies of fresh water."
IISD-ELA in the News | The Uniter | November 1, 2018
Welcoming Guest Lecturers on Campus
“I try to get my message heard through stories. I find people remember things better if there is a personal touch and you relate your stories back to the audience themselves,” Gerrard says.