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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 | January 28, 2020
Looking at the human side of tech
"Pauline Gerrard, a department director of the experimental lakes area at IISD, said the upcoming conference is geared to a cross-section of the community. "It’s going to be a fantastic conference — there will be something for everyone," said Gerrard, who lives in St. Boniface. "There will be lots of opportunities for everyone to get behind.""
IISD-ELA in the News | CBC Indigenous | January 26, 2020
Lake research video translated into Ojibway to help promote language as well as science
"An environmental science video has been translated to Ojibway and the creators are hoping it sparks youth interest in science and language revitalization."
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Sun | January 23, 2020
Phosphorus reduction not expected begin at Winnipeg treatment plant until 2021
"Dimple Roy, director of water management with the International Institute for Sustainable Development, said she’s also expecting a plan, not implementation, on Feb. 1."
IISD-ELA in the News | Great Lakes Now (Detroit Public TV) | January 22, 2020
Weed in the Water: How does cannabis use affect our freshwater ecosystems?
The ELA’s deputy director, Pauline Gerrard, said the cannabis metabolites project is a good example of how the research facility tries to respond to both public and government concerns. “We’ve tried to really open our doors and be very aware of the conversations that are happening around North America about freshwater,” she said.
IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | January 22, 2020
Progress made to curb phosphorus
"Dimple Roy, director of water management with the International Institute for Sustainable Development, said a phosphorus-reduction plan ordered by Manitoba Conservation and Climate, due Jan. 31, won’t immediately curtail the amount of nutrients that flow into the river. "It’s not everything we hoped for, but it’s definitely a step forward from conversations we’ve had in the past," Roy said. "From our point of view, if this plan includes concrete actions timelines… we will definitely be happy.""