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.
IISD-ELA in the News | Canadian Science Publishing | April 7, 2020
What happens when Albertan oil seeps into a lake?
“…Our freshwater lakes, wetlands, ponds, rivers, and creeks and the wildlife that depend on them should not be forgotten in this national conversation about oil development,” says Dr. Diane Orihel"
Media Releases | April 3, 2020
This Is How The World’s Freshwater Laboratory Is Responding to COVID-19
As we plan for the uncertain months ahead, the safety of our community is our top priority.
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | February 28, 2020
Changing climate, threatened cultures
Coming at this issue from a western science perspective, Scott Higgins agrees that climate-change implications are much more complex than many understand. Higgins is a research scientist at the International Institute for Sustainable Development, a Winnipeg-based think tank. "If you only knew the annual average change in air temperature, you’d miss a lot," Higgins says.
IISD-ELA in the News | The Better India | February 26, 2020
Lake-Killing Phosphate: Canada Banned It, Indian Detergents Still Use 2.88 Tons/Yr!
"The evidence was overwhelming and the results, clear as the sky—phosphates caused unnaturally fast growth of algae. This experiment, conducted in Canada’s Experimental Lakes Area, was enough to convince policymakers to control the use of phosphates in laundry detergents and other home cleaners."
IISD-ELA in the News | UN Water | February 24, 2020
Academics make you lol
"Science and research isn’t usually a laughing matter. However, the ‘lol my thesis’ website is changing all that. Anyone who has written a thesis submits their original title, and then comes up with a new, funny one-line title that better describes what they did and what they found. The result? Academic research is made more accessible and honest, and gives everyone a chuckle. See what staff at the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD) freshwater laboratory came up with to make you lol."