IISD-ELA in the News
IISD-ELA in the News | Venture Beat | March 8, 2022
How visual data is propelling a new wave of climate tech
Moreover, “monitoring ecosystems and natural assets via satellite images and interpreting other information from remote-sensing sources can be critical for companies, NGOs and municipalities to monitor and address a broad range of sustainability concerns like water pollution, water scarcity or access in the context of watershed and water resource management,” says Dimple Roy, Director of Water Management for the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | March 3, 2022
Data collection key to preserving freshwater
"I know data is not a particularly sexy topic; in fact, it’s a pretty nerdy and cumbersome one. But it really is the building block of the scientific processes that keep us and our environment safe."
IISD-ELA in the News | 89.5 The Lake | February 28, 2022
ELA Hoping For A More Normal Research Year
“Right now we’re planning to have a much more full field season,” explains Gerrard. “We’re requiring that everybody who comes to the site is double-vaccinated and they will probably be required to have a booster as well.”
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | February 28, 2022
New scholarship opens for local students interested in researching water
“We are looking for someone who is passionate about being outside, about understanding fresh water systems, about conducting field and ecosystem research,” she said. “We are in the Grand Council of Treaty 3 and would absolutely love to hire an Indigenous student who lives and knows this area.”
IISD-ELA in the News | Chemical Institute of Canada | February 15, 2022
Lake ecosystems can recover from mercury pollution once it stops
"A study intentionally polluting a lake to measure mercury accumulation in organisms from tiny zooplankton to large fish has revealed a surprisingly rapid recovery following pollution cessation."
IISD-ELA in the News | CKDR | February 8, 2022
ELA Study Shows Lake Trout Don’t Age Like Humans
"Lake trout can be very fertile into their old age. That is the finding of a new study conducted at the Experimental Lakes Area, west of Vermilion Bay."
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Sun | February 8, 2022
STELTER: Research from IISD-ELA shows lake trout don’t age same way humans do
""We all know that when we age, our joints start to creak, our mind slows and we no longer possess the same athletic abilities of our youth. But for lake trout? It’s a different story."
IISD-ELA in the News | TBNewsWatch | January 28, 2022
Mauro hopes to lure federal water agency to Thunder Bay
“I think it’s pretty exciting – the mandate of it is badly needed,” said Michael Rennie, a Lakehead University biology professor and aquatic researcher at the IISD Experimental Lakes Area.
IISD-ELA in the News | SYFY WIRE | January 28, 2022
Do some fish swim in the fountain of youth?
"You can be ancient, but you don’t have to look (or feel) like a mummy."
IISD-ELA in the News | Ottawa Citizen | January 24, 2022
‘Old fish did great’: Study finds some lake trout get older without aging
"Research in a set of unique Canadian lakes is backing up a strange consequence of evolutionary theory often predicted but never before shown. Given the right circumstances, fish get old — decades old — but they don’t age."