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 | December 5, 2019
Province pushes Winnipeg to produce phosphorus reduction plan
"A project steering committee will oversee implementation of both the interim phosphorus reduction strategy to commence in February, as well implementation of the upgrades to meet the licence requirements. It will be assisted by an advisory committee that will include representatives from the city, multiple provincial government departments, as well as key stakeholders, such as the International Institute of Sustainable Development, Lake Winnipeg Foundation and Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective."
IISD-ELA in the News | Shop with M Podcast | November 21, 2019
Discussing why we have “Phosphate-Free” on our laundry, soap and other products with the IISD
"In this podcast M interviews Sumeep Bath with the IISD (International Institute for Sustainable Development). Join M as she learns about how we have Canada's experimental lakes to thank for "Phosphate-Free" detergents, soaps and other products and how the products we consume, don't just impact the environment - but also our health!"
IISD-ELA in the News | BBC Chinese | October 15, 2019
(Chinese-language article) "群孩子在宁静但颜色绿的很不自然的湖面上划独木舟。这天阳光明媚，天气炎热，一个口渴的男孩用铝锅舀水，准备加满他同伴的水壶。稍不留神，锅从手中滑落，沉入深不可及的水下。令人难以置信的是，它在深达50英尺（15.2米）的湖底仍然可见。"
IISD-ELA in the News | The Narwhal | October 10, 2019
EPA finds selenium from B.C. mines contaminating fish in Montana
"Meanwhile in Canada, a growing awareness of selenium as a byproduct of mining, paired with numerous unknowns about its impacts in different aquatic environments, led toxicology researcher Stephanie Graves to take a closer look at its impacts at IISD Experimental Lakes Area."
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | October 4, 2019
New policy will ensure no net loss of wetland benefits: province
""Wetlands are a critical part of Manitoba’s natural infrastructure, and provide us with a multitude of ecological benefits — from removing harmful excesses of nutrients, to providing habitats for a diverse range of wildlife. It is therefore imperative that Manitoba maintains a no net-loss of wetland benefits," IISD director of water management Dimple Roy said Wednesday."