Media

Our world-class research and experts are often featured in media across the globe.

See below to see the latest media releases from IISD Experimental Lakes Area and features in media. If you wish to speak to one of our experts, contact Sumeep Bath, media and communications officer at IISD Experimental Lakes Area at [email protected] or +1 (204) 958-7700 ext. 740.

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IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | July 21, 2021

Wetlands could help wipe out water woes

"In early July, researchers from the International Institute for Sustainable Development built and planted a total of 10 floating wetlands in two retention ponds in East St. Paul. The project, run by IISD’s bioeconomy and water policy lead Richard Grosshans, will test how effective the wetlands are at removing harmful pollutants from freshwater lakes over time."

IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | June 30, 2021

A decade of failing Lake Winnipeg

"Based on IISD-ELA research, algal blooms in lakes Geneva, Washington, Constance, Erie and many others across the globe have been successfully reduced by controlling phosphorus alone."

IISD-ELA in the News | Inside Science | June 25, 2021

Oil Spills’ Overlooked Victims: Water Insects

"The dangers of freshwater oil spills to fish and birds are well known, but what about the other creatures, like insects, that live in or on rivers and lakes? Tyler Black, a Ph.D. student in environmental sciences at the University of Guelph in Canada, was inspired to look at this question when he noticed something odd during oil spill experiments at the Experimental Lakes Area in northern Ontario."