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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.

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IISD-ELA in the News | Science | July 11, 2018

Spilling oil in the name of science

"The experiment, performed at the International Institute for Sustainable Development Experimental Lakes Areas, is giving scientists their first chance to work at scale on monitoring the impact of a spill of the dense crude oil, called diluted bitumen, on this sensitive ecosystem, which is widespread throughout the country."

IISD-ELA in the News | BBC Arabic | July 2, 2018

كيف يُسهم تسريب النفط “عمدا” في حماية البيئة في كندا؟

(Arabic-language article) "نادرا ما يسكب الناس النفط عمدا، لكن باحثين في المعهد الدولي للتنمية المستدامة بمقاطعة أونتاريو بكندا، يسكبون مادة البيتومين، وهي مادة لزجة سوداء تستخرج من الرمال النفطية، في أحواض بإحدى البحيرات في منطقة بحيرات التجارب التابعة للمعهد، لكنهم يهدفون من وراء ذلك إلى حماية النظم البيئية للمياه العذبة من التسربات النفطية التي قد تحدث مستقبلا."

IISD-ELA in the News | The Current | July 1, 2018

IISD-ELA turns 50

"Despite not looking a day over 25, IISD-ELA has been conducting groundbreaking research on what is affecting fresh water for the last 50 years. 2018 is therefore a year of celebration, reflection, outreach, and planning for the next 50 years. "