Media Releases | October 11, 2017
Lakehead University and IISD Experimental Lakes Area team up to safeguard Canada’s fresh water
We are thrilled to announce that we have signed a five-year MOU with Lakehead University, making collaboration between our organizations much easier.
Media Releases | September 21, 2017
Media Availability: What effect does mercury have on fresh water?
"Mercury can cause a wide range of physical and mental symptoms in humans. IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) has a wealth of expertise on the effects of mercury on fresh water and fish, and its impacts on ecosystems overall."
Media Releases | August 15, 2017
Lake Trout adjust their behaviour in the face of a changing climate, new study
Canadian scientists at IISD-ELA have discovered that certain lake predators are altering their behaviour due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish and their food.
Media Releases | June 8, 2017
Media Availability: Zebra mussels and fresh water
IISD Experimental Lakes Area is pleased to offer expertise to media on zebra mussels and the effect they can have on our province's fresh water.
Media Releases | January 27, 2017
Expert Alert: Mercury and Fresh Water
IISD Experimental Lakes Area is able to offer expertise to media on the effects of mercury on fresh water.
Media Releases | November 23, 2016
NOSM and IISD Experimental Lakes Area Announce Research Collaboration
A new partnership between the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and IISD-ELA will focus on aquatic biosystems and environmental health.
Media Releases | August 10, 2016
Government of Canada provides new investment in freshwater research at IISD Experimental Lakes Area
Today, the Government of Canada pledged $1.7M to fresh water research at IISD Experimental Lakes Area, over the next two years.
Media Releases | December 11, 2015
Outreach, Dialogue and World-Class Research Central to IISD Experimental Lakes Area’s Second Successful Research Season
4,171 usage days, 528 visitors representing 45 organizations and 12 educational institutions, new and ongoing research across 58 lakes and their watersheds...
Media Releases | October 15, 2015
IISD-ELA Expert Alert: Zebra Mussels
The Province of Manitoba recently announced that monitoring has shown a significant increase in the number of zebra mussels in Lake Winnipeg and the Red River.
Media Releases | May 14, 2015
World-class scientific facility continues to grow with second freshwater research season
IISD-ELA launches its second research season, marked by an expansion of its experimental research and growth in the number of research staff and educational...