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 | Calgary Sun | March 29, 2017

Stephen Harper government-inspired ‘Watershed’ comes to Calgary

"While [Soutar] was working on the project, the Harper government shut down the Experimental Lakes Area project in Kenora, Ont. that was studying, among other things, the effects of the Alberta oilsands on Alberta's water systems. In an unprecedented move, Canadian scientists picketed the parliament and Soutar knew she had a real hook for her stage documentary."

IISD-ELA in the News | The Water Brothers (TVO) | March 24, 2017

On Thin Ice

TVO's The Water Brothers visited IISD Experimental Lakes Area to learn what we are doing to track the effect of climate change on our fresh water.

IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | March 13, 2017

Where oil and water mix

"Soutar’s new play examines the crucial topic of water stewardship in a world where access to fresh water is becoming more vital as climate patterns are radically changing. Taking as its centrepiece the battle that occurred when the Harper government shut down Ontario’s Experimental Lakes Area in 2013, it’s a challenging topic."

IISD-ELA in the News | The New York Times | March 11, 2017


"Perhaps even more alarming, Canadian scientists conducted a seven-year experiment on a lake in Ontario, adding endocrine disrupting chemicals and then observing the impact on fathead minnows."