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 | Dryden Now | May 2, 2020

Research schedule reduced at Experimental Lakes

"We will make sure that we address the ongoing commitments we have to experiments that we have going on right now—including the long-term dataset that we've had for 52 years—but we won't be undertaking any new experiments..." said spokesman Vince Palace

IISD-ELA in the News | 89.5 The Lake | April 29, 2020

ELA Still Operating This Summer

"The Experimental Lakes Area east of Kenora will still be busy this year, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Experiments are starting next week as the researchers are isolating for 14 days before their work begins."

IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | April 24, 2020

Pandemic complications put freshwater lake research on hold

"What we’ve been doing over the last month is taking a step back and thinking about, ‘OK, what are our goals this year, given (the circumstances)? And how are we going to achieve them?’ What we’ve set out for ourselves, in terms of goals is maintaining the scientific record. This will be the 52nd year of monitoring out at the ELA," said deputy director Pauline Gerrard.

IISD-ELA in the News | Chemicals Without Concern | April 22, 2020

How Nanosilver Gets Into Our Freshwater, and What We Need To Do About It

"There are no bandage solutions to freshwater issues. There are, however, nano-sized particles of silver on bandages, which have inadvertently created a complicated environmental issue. “Nanosilver” describes particles of silver between 1 and 100 nanometres in size that are inherently toxic to bacteria and microbes and thus a great antibacterial."