Our best bets for the week:
- Ridin' the rails: Americans ditch their cars for transit and trains.
- "You are Here" ... and it ain't pretty: MNN talks to author Thomas Kostigen about traversing the globe to see the world's eco-disasters.
- What's the opposite of an earmark? Peter Dykstra discusses the stuff politicians don't want in their districts. Think Yucca Mountain.
- The Captain calls: Catch the latest Captain Planet episode.
- Meet the Fabio of sales — and the $29 million green mansion he's selling in Florida.
- GM, and we don't mean cars: Genetically modified crops are on the rise, and the consequences are worth thinking about.
- Stamp of approval: The iconic Good Housekeeping seal goes green
- Real-life hero: Dennis Quaid is ready for the Apocalypse — and more from Ecollywood
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