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Blacktail Deer Creek in Yellowstone National Park, seen here in a 2019 photo from the ecological study known as NEON, is one site where researchers have bubbled sulfur hexafluoride into the water. NEON hide caption

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Environment

Why scientists have pumped a potent greenhouse gas into streams on public lands

A 30-year, nationwide study of ecological changes — including the effects of climate warming — has been releasing a powerful greenhouse gas, and critics want it to stop.

Blacktail Deer Creek in Yellowstone National Park, seen here in a 2019 photo from the ecological study known as NEON, is one site where researchers have bubbled sulfur hexafluoride into the water. NEON hide caption

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NEON

Why scientists have pumped a potent greenhouse gas into streams on public lands

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A bowl of Pyongyang cold noodles served in broth and a brass bowl at Moon Yeon-hee's Sulnoon restaurant in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 5. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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North Korean cold noodle master brings northern tastes to Seoul

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Wind turbines have become a common site throughout rural Iowa like this wind farm along Interstate 80 in Adair County, Iowa. Clay Masters hide caption

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Wind power gets a boost from government. But it faces challenges from landowners

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Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss poses with the NBA Championship trophy after Game 6 of the NBA Finals with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Philadelphia 76ers on May 16, 1980 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rich Pilling/NBAE via Getty Images hide caption

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'Legacy' offers a blander history of the LA Lakers 'Showtime' era

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