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 | ICI Manitoba | August 7, 2020

Défi pour sauver le lac Winnipeg

(French-language interview) "Ils se donnent comme mission de sauver et dépolluer le lac Winnipeg et compétitionneront contre d'autres personnes pour trouver la meilleure façon de le faire. Pat Foucault s'entretient avec Alec Massé et Julien Koga, finalistes pour le AquaHacking Challenge 2020."

IISD-ELA in the News | The Conversation | August 6, 2020

Why scientists intentionally spilled oil into a Canadian lake

"In 2018, we conducted a larger study using in-lake enclosures at the IISD-Experimental Lakes Area, a research facility in northwestern Ontario that’s world-renowned for hosting experiments in whole lakes. Research from these experimental lakes has shaped water quality policies, such as acid rain and phosphates, by providing more accurate answers than those that come from a lab test tube."

IISD-ELA in the News | The Lance | August 5, 2020

Helping save the lake

"Massé, who lives in St. Vital, and Koga, a St. Boniface resident, are finalists in the 2020 Lake Winnipeg AquaHacking Challenge, which is being hosted by International Institute for Sustainable Development."

IISD-ELA in the News | The Globe and Mail | July 27, 2020

The environment shouldn’t suffer because of our COVID-19 precautions

"Our continued use of cleaning and sanitizing products is an important part of combating the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. But that doesn’t mean we should delay doing more research into the potential environmental threats posed by the QACs to the freshwaters into which they discharge, and the fauna who reside within – a world that we need to ensure survives and thrives for long after this pandemic is over."