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IISD-ELA in the News | Science | April 30, 2021

David William Schindler (1940–2021)

"Just 2 years after receiving his doctorate in 1966, he was scouted to become the first scientific director of the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), a Canadian field station newly created for the purpose of using whole-ecosystem manipulations to address freshwater problems of international concern."

IISD-ELA in the News | 89.5 The Lake | April 29, 2021

ELA Looks At A Couple Of New Projects

"The IISD Experimental Lakes Area will have about 50 percent occupancy this summer. That’s because of COVID-19 health restrictions. But executive director Matt McCandless says they will still be open and conducting experiments."

IISD-ELA in the News | Canadian Philippine Inquirer | April 20, 2021

Antidepressants: What Happens When They End up in Freshwater?

"Antidepressants are a lifeline for millions of people across North America and the world. In fact, venlafaxine—one of the most prescribed antidepressants—features among the top five most-consumed drugs by Canadians 25–64 years of age. And as COVID-19 measures have taken their toll on populations, we are seeing prescriptions for those drugs growing."