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 | 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."
IISD-ELA in the News | Canadian Geographic | February 3, 2020
Canada’s 90 Greatest Explorers: Innovation
"David Schindler. Renowned environmental scientist who pioneered large-scale investigations of whole lakes as director of the Experimental Lakes Area, Kenora, Ont. His acid rain research and other studies have resulted in specific protection measures for world freshwater resources."
IISD-ELA in the News | Great Lakes Now (Detroit Public TV) | January 28, 2020
Episode 1010: Sand, Sinkholes and Science
“It sounds a bit crass maybe, but we treat our lakes like test tubes,” said Pauline Gerrard, deputy director of the Experimental Lakes Area. “If you think about an experiment in a lab, you have a test tube. You know exactly what’s in that test tube to start with. You add a certain amount of something else and you observe the change. We do that in our lakes.“