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IISD-ELA’s blog offers the latest news, commentary, events and images from this world-class freshwater research site.

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Video | Apr 5, 2017

How We Do Things at IISD-ELA: Researching Eutrophication

Ever since its inception, IISD-ELA has been researching what causes algal blooms in fresh water bodies. This short video explains our work on phosphorus and nitrogen at IISD-ELA, and what impact it has gone on to have on policy around the world.

Researcher Profiles | Apr 3, 2017

Chandra Rodgers

Learn all about our resident fisheries population biologist, Chandra Rodgers, what she does at the site, and how far she has come from her first experiment.

Research highlights | Mar 28, 2017

How and Why We “Freeze-Core” at IISD-ELA

Did you know that the layers of sediment at the bottom of a lake can hold the key to the history of that lake, similar to what the rings in a tree truck can reveal? Learn more about why we ‘freeze-core’ in one of our lakes during the winter, and what it can teach us.

Researcher Profiles | Jan 25, 2017

Sonya Havens

Sonya Havens is our resident Chemist, all the way from California. Read all about her and how she came to work here in our latest Researcher Profile.