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 | September 11, 2018
Gail Asper offers $1 million to match donations for experimental lakes
"A Winnipeg couple is calling on Canadians to shore up the future of the Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), pledging to match $1 million in donations for a unique facility that nearly sank five years ago."
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | September 10, 2018
Big bucks for big research: Experimental Lakes Area attracts hefty grant
"We hear more about the Experimental Lakes Area, near Kenora, and the precedent-setting environmental research that's been conducted there. We find out why a well-known Canadian philanthropist and her husband are willing to match donations of up to $1 million to create an endowment fund for the facility."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | September 8, 2018
"The family of Dr. Michael Paterson and Gail Asper announced Thursday, Sept. 6 in Kenora at the Whitecap Pavilion they would match, up to $1 million any donations to the IISD-ELA – the world’s freshwater laboratory – in northwestern Ontario. The matching donation helps celebrate 50 years of research at the IISD-ELA and goes towards establishing an endowment fund to secure the next 50 years of the site."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Online | September 7, 2018
$1 million donation to the ELA
"The IISD - Experimental Lakes area near Kenora will soon see more funding through the community’s support. Dr. Mike Paterson, who was worked at the ELA for over 28-years, his wife Gail Asper and family have announced that they will match donations made to the ELA, dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $1 million. "
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Thunder Bay | September 7, 2018
Ontario’s unique Experimental Lakes Area receives matching donation of up to $1M
"A philanthropic family from Winnipeg, Man., have announced they will make a matching, dollar-for-dollar donation of up to $1,000,000 to the International Institute for Sustainable Development's Experimental Lakes Area in northwestern Ontario."