Commentary | Dec 5, 2017
The Great IISD-ELA Snow Storm of 2017 was an intense and unexpected event that affected our work, trapped us out at camp for a few days, and, admittedly, also afforded us some beautiful photos.
Research highlights | Nov 7, 2017
You may be surprised to learn that we actually know very little about what happens to fresh water systems when an oil spill occurs. Moreover, we know very little about how best to clean those oil spills up. That’s why IISD Experimental Lakes Area is planning a large project to answer those very questions.
Commentary | Oct 6, 2017
Now that it is welcoming its first federal chief science advisor, Pauline Gerrard explains how Canada can best support and nuture its scientific commmunity.
Commentary | Sep 23, 2017
As the very first meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury takes place, we explain why mercury poses such a risk to humans, what IISD Experimental Lakes Area has discovered, and lay out what needs to happen next.
Research highlights | Aug 28, 2017
IISD-ELA isn’t just a pretty face, you know. We get down to some hard testing and analyzing in our chemistry laboratory. Hannah Polaczek takes us through four of the most important things that go down in our ‘chem lab.’
Engaging with Science | Aug 21, 2017
Here at IISD Experimental Lakes Area, we are always looking to educate and nurture the limnologists of tomorrow. But what journey do students take to get here? And how do they find the experience?