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  • August 23, 2017

    Winnipeggers’ Physical Activity Dips Below National Average

    The latest report from our Peg project reveals that 52.4 per cent of Winnipeggers are ‘sometimes’ or ‘often’ physically active during their leisure time—a figure lower than the national average of 53.7 per cent.

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  • August 15, 2017

    Lake Trout adjust their behaviour in the face of a changing climate, new study

    Canadian scientists at IISD-ELA have discovered that certain lake predators are altering their behaviour due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish and their food. 

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  • June 27, 2017

    Farm practices must change to protect endangered species and habitats

    Sustainable agriculture practices must be widely implemented in order to stem an alarming loss of biodiversity and to protect endangered species, according to the Standards and Biodiversity report.

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  • June 16, 2017

    IISD applauds Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy

    Statement from IISD President-CEO Scott Vaughan and Senior Researcher Julie Dekens.

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  • June 08, 2017

    Media Availability: Zebra mussels and fresh water

    IISD Experimental Lakes Area is pleased to offer expertise to media on zebra mussels and the effect they can have on our province's fresh water. 

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  • June 02, 2017

    Trump’s rejection of Paris Agreement is a call to action and resolve for us all

    "U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change puts the United States at odds not just with the international community, but with overwhelming scientific evidence and the publicly expressed wishes of hundreds of American companies, from Apple to Exxon. U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change puts the United States at odds not just with the international community, but with overwhelming scientific evidence and the publicly expressed wishes of hundreds of American companies, from Apple to Exxon."

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  • June 01, 2017

    Pollution Costs Canadians Tens of Billions Every Year, Reveals New One-of-its-kind Report

    Pollution costs Canadians tens of billions of dollars every year in terms of impacts on their health and well-being, their pocketbooks and the value of their homes, buildings, roads and the natural environment. These are the major findings from our latest report.

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  • June 01, 2017

    Winnipeggers are recycling more, using less water, and producing less greenhouse gas, says new report

    Winnipeggers reduced the per capita amount of waste sent to local landfills over a 15-year period—using recycling, composting and other programs to more than triple diverted waste. Winnipeggers also used 50 per cent less water and produced fewer greenhouse gas emissions over the same period.

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  • May 25, 2017

    IISD Board Member Lloyd Axworthy Honoured with Canada's Pearson Peace Medal

    IISD is very pleased to announce that its board member Lloyd Axworthy was honoured with the 30th Pearson Peace Medal on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

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  • May 16, 2017

    Increasing number of Winnipeggers face limitations due to inadequate physical or mental support

    Our Peg project reveals that the percentage of Winnipeggers reporting activity limitations due to inadequate physical or mental support is consistently higher than the national average.

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