IISD-ELA in the News

IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | November 25, 2022

Fishing for a ‘much brighter future’

"Catcheway and George were among a half-dozen speakers at Thursday’s launch of “Fish Forward,” an initiative aimed at connecting fishers, consumers and businesses interested in sustainably caught seafood. The fishers were joined by representatives from the federal and provincial governments, the Marine Stewardship Council and the International Institute for Sustainable Development, who are collaborating to promote sustainable fishing in Manitoba."

IISD-ELA in the News | Yale Environment 360 | November 23, 2022

How Floating Wetlands Are Helping to Clean Up Urban Waters

Floating wetlands “are having a bit of a moment,” says Richard Grosshans, a research scientist with the International Institute for Sustainable Development who works on the floating structures. “They function very similarly to a natural wetland: they have the same processes, plants and microorganisms, bacteria and algae, [which] naturally break down toxins. They take up nutrients and provide habitat. It’s kind of common sense to those of us who work with these types of systems.”