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 | Winnipeg Free Press | February 17, 2020
Manitoba seeks help with zebra mussels
"They can get incredibly high densities, and they clog intake screens and a variety of infrastructures," said Scott Higgins, a research scientist at the International Institute for Sustainable Development. He said zebra mussels are "the poster child for aquatic invasive species" because they throw off fish ecosystems and jam up Manitoba Hydro infrastructure.
IISD-ELA in the News | The Selkirk Record | February 13, 2020
Aquahacking Lake Winnipeg
"IISD has teamed up with Aquahacking to bring the Aquahacking Challenge, a challenge designed to have innovators compete to create a startup company which tackles issues facing lakes and rivers, to Manitoba."
IISD-ELA in the News | Manitoba Cooperator | February 11, 2020
Flood waters leave farmers with nowhere to go
"The water began to rise in 1999, Weidenhamer said. In the next decade it continued to climb and peaked in 2011. The rise coincides with a prolonged wet cycle of 10 to 15 years, said Richard Grosshans with the International Institute for Sustainable Development."
Media Releases | February 5, 2020
Everyday Manitobans set to improve the health of Lake Winnipeg with innovative tech solutions
Students, developers, designers, scientists, programmers, engineers, technology enthusiasts and entrepreneurs are set to show Manitoba what they're made of by improving the health of one of Canada's most beloved lakes with the 2020 Lake Winnipeg AquaHacking Challenge.
IISD-ELA in the News | Great Lakes Now (Detroit Public TV) | February 4, 2020
Polluting with Purpose: In the wilderness with Great Lakes Now at Canada’s Experimental Lakes Area
"The journey to the Experimental Lakes Area for me began at the International Association of Great Lakes Research conference in June, where Sumeep Bath, the communications manager for the site, spoke about his job helping scientists communicate with the larger public."