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.

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IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | February 28, 2020

Changing climate, threatened cultures

Coming at this issue from a western science perspective, Scott Higgins agrees that climate-change implications are much more complex than many understand. Higgins is a research scientist at the International Institute for Sustainable Development, a Winnipeg-based think tank. "If you only knew the annual average change in air temperature, you’d miss a lot," Higgins says.

IISD-ELA in the News | UN Water | February 24, 2020

Academics make you lol

"Science and research isn’t usually a laughing matter. However, the ‘lol my thesis’ website is changing all that. Anyone who has written a thesis submits their original title, and then comes up with a new, funny one-line title that better describes what they did and what they found. The result? Academic research is made more accessible and honest, and gives everyone a chuckle. See what staff at the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD) freshwater laboratory came up with to make you lol."

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."