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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (204) 958-7700 ext. 740.
IISD-ELA in the News | CHVN | July 26, 2018
Fake island to help Assiniboine Park pond
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is taking measures to improve the water quality in one of the park's ponds. The APC says it's launched a floating treatment wetland in the Riley Family Duck Pond.
IISD-ELA in the News | Ottawa Citizen | July 25, 2018
Canada should share the wealth for research more widely
"While never underestimating the critical role of universities in innovation, NGOs are uniquely placed because they have the freedom and the mandate to take academic research and mould it into forms more readily usable by those who have the power to make a difference, such as government and industry. Limiting their access to government funding in Canada hinders our innovation and research potential, because we are not nourishing that critical stage in the innovation cycle."
IISD-ELA in the News | BBC Hindi | July 23, 2018
झील में तेल गिराकर पर्यावरण बचाने की कोशिश
(Hindi-language article) "हम अक्सर तेल लेकर जा रहे टैंकरों, जहाज़ों के हादसे के शिकार होने और फिर पूरे इलाक़े में तेल के फैल जाने की ख़बरें सुनते हैं. इस 'ऑयल स्पिल' से पर्यावरण को बहुत नुक़सान होता है."
IISD-ELA in the News | BBC Mundo | July 23, 2018
La razón por la que realizaron un vertido de petróleo deliberado en un lago de Canadá
(Spanish-language article) "A principios de junio, el bitumen, un producto similar a la mezcla que proviene de las arenas petrolíferas, fue vertido en un lago de Ontario, Canadá. La razón puede parecer contradictoria: proteger los futuros sistemas de agua dulce de los derrames de petróleo."
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."