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IISD-ELA in the News | Radio-Canada International | October 19, 2020

Tiny silver particles found to be harmful to fish

"Silver nanoparticles are used in some socks, athletic clothing and in industrial applications, but a new study found that when the tiny particles are discharged into water, they are harmful to fish. Clothing is treated with nanosilver for its antimicrobial properties to keep it from smelling. But when the clothing is washed, particles of silver escape and flow into waste water and out into in the environment. The study was conducted at Canada’s Experimental Lakes Area, in the northern part of the province of Ontario."

IISD-ELA in the News | The Ethiopian Herald | October 9, 2020

Advisory Group applaud scientific inquiry role on Great Lakes

"The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the African Center for Aquatic Research and Education (ACARE) program is facilitating lake advisory groups to enhance scientific inquiry in a systematic and consistent manner, foster a community of shared knowledge and practice, across sectors and geography and positively influence policymaking using science, communication, and other strategies, disclosed African Center for Aquatic Research and Education experts."