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 or +1 (204) 958-7700 ext. 740.

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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."

IISD-ELA in the News | Winnipeg Free Press | March 3, 2017

Provincial campaign targets invasive species

"As challenging as it is to contain zebra mussels in Lake Winnipeg, the challenges will only increase if they invade other lakes and rivers in our province," said Scott Higgins, research scientist, International Institute for Sustainable Development Experimental Lakes Area.

IISD-ELA in the News | The Globe and Mail | February 23, 2017

Water Woes

IISD-ELA executive director Matthew McCandless writes to the editor of the Globe and Mail to explain why, when looking to ensure First Nations' access to water, we must consider waste water treatment.