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@example.com or +1 (204) 958-7700 ext. 740.
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | May 15, 2019
Microplastic research at Experimental Lakes Area
"Michael D. Rennie, the Canada Research Chair in Freshwater Ecology and Fisheries along with other partners, is researching the impact of microplastics on freshwater ecosystems this summer. Rennie is a research fellow with the International Institute of Sustainable Development-Experimental Lakes Area southeast of Kenora."
IISD-ELA in the News | Water Today | May 13, 2019
IISD Experimental Lakes Area: The Only Lab Of Its Kind In The World
"It is the only lab of its kind in the world," Sumeep Bath of the IISD told WaterToday. Because all life depends on water, researchers at ELA are studying the impacts of contaminants, providing evidence with real world ecosystems to help governments make better decisions to help protect our water and our planet.
IISD-ELA in the News | Duluth News Tribune | May 10, 2019
National View: Consider all benefits of regulating mercury emissions
"As the EPA considers public comments on the regulation changes this month, we cannot forget the critical role they play in safeguarding public health — as well as ensuring significant economic savings by taking action upfront."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Daily Miner and News | May 8, 2019
Forensic ecology at the Experimental Lakes Area
"When Dr. Joanne Littlefair of McGill University is out doing her field work at the International Institute for Sustainable Development-Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) southeast of Kenora there’s no police tape, mug shots or suspect interviews. Dr. Littlefair is collecting samples from the environment to get an idea of what kind of animals inhabit the area. She is collecting Environmental DNA."
IISD-ELA in the News | Kenora Online | April 30, 2019
Zebra mussels in Shoal Lake?
"Researchers with the Experimental Lakes are concerned, as the Province of Manitoba looks at the possibility of zebra mussels in Shoal Lake. "Now, for people on Lake of the Woods, this is a very concerning development. Zebra mussels may be in Shoal Lake, which is right next door and connected to Lake of the Woods," said Higgins."