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Media Releases | April 18, 2019
World’s Freshwater Laboratory Launches New Project to Revolutionize How We Protect Canada’s Lakes
To mark this year’s Earth Day, the world’s freshwater laboratory is launching an unprecedented two-year project to determine how new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, can revolutionize how we protect the environment.
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | April 15, 2019
Scientists gear up for year two of oil spill research in Experimental Lakes Area
"Researchers are gearing up for phase two of a project involving simulating oil spills at a freshwater research facility in northwestern Ontario. The project, which began in the summer of 2018, is looking at the impact of oil spills on freshwater environments, as well as examining cleanup methods, explained Vince Palace, head research scientist for the Experimental Lakes Area, which is run by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD-ELA)."
Media Releases | April 8, 2019
Learn about groundbreaking new research into oil spills at the world’s freshwater laboratory
"On Monday, April 15 at 7 pm in ATAC 1001 at Lakehead University, scientists will explain how they are rolling out the second stage of groundbreaking new research into the impact of oil spills on lakes and shorelines."
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | April 4, 2019
Climate change report hits hard for northwestern Ontario environmentalist
"The report comes as a welcome addition to longstanding research on climate change, said Michael Rennie, an associate professor in the biology department at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ont., adding that it backs up research on climate change being conducted at the IISD Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) in northwestern Ontario, where he is a research fellow."
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | April 3, 2019
Not enough border officials able to spot invasive zebra mussels: audit
"Scott Higgins, a research scientist with the Winnipeg-based International Institute for Sustainable Development, said that speaks to a broader confusion over jurisdiction. Over time, federal governments have given provincial counterparts authority over fishery regulations, such as the ability to issue fines."