Media Releases | November 24, 2022
Fish Forward: Protecting Manitoba’s fishery way of life
“Fish Forward” was launched at SMITH Restaurant today by provincial, national and international organizations who are working together to ensure that Manitoba lakes are sustainably fished, Manitoba fisheries are safeguarded for future generations, and Manitoba businesses are serving local fish that comes from increasingly sustainable sources.
Media Releases | September 14, 2022
New Initiative to Boost Natural Infrastructure for Communities across Canada’s Prairies to Launch Tomorrow
A new 5-year initiative to scale up natural infrastructure in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba to ensure cleaner water and resilient communities launches tomorrow.
Media Releases | April 7, 2022
Statement from IISD on Canada’s Commitment to Fresh Water in Federal Budget 2022
"IISD is incredibly thankful to the federal government for committing to this meaningful investment that will support and grow the operations of IISD-ELA—truly the world’s freshwater laboratory," said Richard Florizone, President and CEO of IISD.
Media Releases | December 15, 2021
Cutting Mercury Inputs to Lakes Quickly Reduces Mercury in The Fish We Eat, say scientists
Reducing mercury pollution entering lakes lowers how much harmful mercury is found in freshwater fish destined for consumers’ plates.
Media Releases | April 27, 2021
New Research into Plastics and Anti-Depressants, New Protocols, at IISD Experimental Lakes Area This Summer
IISD Experimental Lakes Area, the world’s freshwater laboratory in northwestern Ontario, is carefully and safely opening its doors to new research and a slightly larger research team this summer, after a significantly pared down 2020 research season.
Media Releases | October 20, 2020
Young Manitoban Innovators Win $20,000 Seed Funding in National Competition to Save Lake Winnipeg
"Particuleye Technologies will receive $20,000 in seed funding for earning first place in the AquaHacking Lake Winnipeg 2020 Challenge Final today for their solution to address microplastics pollution in Lake Winnipeg."
Media Releases | September 15, 2020
Scientists from Two Continents to Work Together to Improve the Health of the African Great Lakes
"The International Institute for Sustainable Development and the African Center for Aquatic Research and Education join forces to strengthen the global large-lakes scientific community."
Media Releases | April 3, 2020
This Is How The World’s Freshwater Laboratory Is Responding to COVID-19
As we plan for the uncertain months ahead, the safety of our community is our top priority.
Media Releases | February 5, 2020
Everyday Manitobans set to improve the health of Lake Winnipeg with innovative tech solutions
Students, developers, designers, scientists, programmers, engineers, technology enthusiasts and entrepreneurs are set to show Manitoba what they're made of by improving the health of one of Canada's most beloved lakes with the 2020 Lake Winnipeg AquaHacking Challenge.
Media Releases | August 30, 2019
IISD Experimental Lakes Area and Genome Prairie Launch Unique Research to Explore How Wetlands Help Clean Up Oil Spills
Researchers at IISD Experimental Lakes Area, the world’s freshwater laboratory in northwestern Ontario, have launched a one-of-a-kind experiment to explore how to harness the power of wetlands to clean up oil spills.