IISD's work covers a broad sweep of strategies, tools and policy advice needed to respond effectively to today's environmental, economic and social challenges.
Water Science and Policy
Today, more than ever, robust science must inform policy. IISD Experimental Lakes Area's 50 years' of unique freshwater science strongly shapes our policy work on how to keep our water supplies across the globe. Learn more.Learn More
Our work on water-energy-food (WEF) security informs and facilitates decisions related to three critical aspects of human security. Learn more about how we help implement WEF approaches in the context of agriculture and mining development.Learn More
Watersheds and the Bioeconomy
A bioeconomy turns underutilized plant sources, such as wetland plants and agricultural residues, into local, organic sources of energy, plastics and chemicals. Learn more about our work making the most of what wetlands provide for us naturally.Learn More