Friday, November 15, 2019

Tag: IISD

Erik Davies Joins IISD as Director of Reporting Services

Erik Davies has joined the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) as the director of reporting services. He brings over 25 years of progressive...

Urgent Action on Green Infrastructure Can Reduce Economic Risk

A new Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) report urges communities to consider green infrastructure to limit their flood risk. IBC collaborated with the Intact...

Private Donors Match $1M Donation for IISD Experimental Lakes Area

Dr. Michael Paterson, Gail Asper, and family have just announced that they will match, dollar-for-dollar up to $1 million of donations of money raised...

Climate Atlas of Canada Launched at the ROM Today

Minister McKenna and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto today to announce a joint initiative between the Prairie Climate Centre, University...

Research on Eutrophication of Shallow Prairie Lakes

Nutrient pollution and water quality is a common challenge in many for freshwater ecosystems in Manitoba and globally, causing persistent and damaging eutrophication. Although many prairie...

New Head Research Scientist for IISD ELA

The International Institute for Sustainable Development Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) has announced its new Head Research Scientist, Vince Palace. Palace is an aquatic toxicologist with...

The Wisdom of Green Infrastructure for Manitoba’s Future

As the Manitoba Government contemplates the shape and form of its carbon pricing and green plan, heeding the words of perhaps our greatest public...

Feds Invest $1.7 Million in Freshwater Research at the Experimental Lakes...

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, MP Bob Nault of Kenora, and the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Dominic LeBlanc announced this...

Manitoba to Launch Action Plan for Lake Winnipeg: Selinger

The Government of Manitoba will take the steps necessary to save Lake Winnipeg, Premier Greg Selinger announced today, concluding Dr. Peter Leavitt's five-year study...

Bio or Bust

“Anybody who thinks this is a run-of-the-mill problem is wrong,” says John Fjeldsted, executive director of the Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA). “Make no...

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