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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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Media Releases | March 22, 2019

New Report: Cost-Effective Interim Retrofit To Winnipeg’s North End Sewage Treatment Plant Would Help Protect Lake Winnipeg

On World Water Day, the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) are releasing a report recommending an interim retrofit to Winnipeg’s largest sewage treatment plant. This retrofit could be implemented quickly and at low cost to significantly reduce the facility’s phosphorus contribution to Lake Winnipeg.

IISD-ELA in the News | Water Canada | March 21, 2019

Gordon Foundation Launches Open-Access Hub for Water Quality Data

”IISD Experimental Lakes Area, in the Upper Winnipeg River portion of the Lake Winnipeg watershed, is the world’s freshwater laboratory and is thrilled to have contributed data from its unparalleled 50-year dataset on the health of boreal lakes,” said Geoffrey Gunn, geographer at the IISD Experimental Lakes Area.

IISD-ELA in the News | Cottage Life | March 15, 2019

A study reveals the ecological impact of aquaculture in Ontario’s Great Lakes

“The ELA experiment was at a level that’s well outside what would ever be approved on the Great lakes—in other words, the size of the farm relative to the size of Lake 375 is massive compared to anything that would ever be approved on the Great Lakes. The point in Lake 375 was to understand pathways of effect and to match nutrient loading to other ELA experiments that focused on nutrients, which it did very well.”