Experimental Lakes Area: An Update
It's summer and a perfect time to catch up with the IISD-ELA, the International Institute for Sustanible Development-Experimental Lakes Area, near Vermillion Bay.
For the latest visit the IISD-ELA Blog.
Click on research updates at the IISD-ELA!
Consider signing up for IISD-ELA newsletter called Headlands!
Watch some videos at IISD blog: video section for example ... a discussion of the ELA and "The Watershed", a play inspired by the ELA (13 minutes)
The Energy East Pipeline Propasal
Participate in the National Energy Board Process
The public has until July 31 to make comments on the NEB hearing process. Click on the website below to complete the survey!
Environment North believes the risks posed by the Energy East Pipeline to the waterways (from leaks) and to the climate (from expanded tar sands oil production) are not worth the limited rewards.
Click here to watch the video from the Ontario Rivers Alliance of a 3-D flight along the proposed Energy East Pipeline route through Ontario.
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) concluded that there is an "imbalance between the economic and environmental risks of the Project, and the expected benefits for Ontarians..." The OEB consultants Det Norske Veritas also commented that “that previous pipeline conversions in Canada have not been located in a project area which encounters hundreds of pristine water crossings ...”. For more on the OEB report click here.