Our picks for the week of May 24-30: 

The state of eco-media: Peter Dykstra reflects on the landscape of environmental journalism. 

Ask Vanessa: Our answer guru gives you the buzz on mosquito repellents.

Adios to a pioneer: Michelle Kaufmann Design, a modern prefab architecture firm, is closing.

5 good green ideas: (And they're from the government — really.) View the gallery.

Environmental justice: Looking at past cases to understand Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor's environmental stance.

Souper Jenny! The soup diva dishes on local ingredients.

Mike Judge's new show: 'The Goode Family' goes green, for all to see.

Say yes to the (green) dress: MNN's party planner talks to the experts about gorgeous, eco-friendly wedding dresses.

Appalachian apocalypse: EPA green lights more mining permits for mountaintop removal.

Ecollywood video: MNN finds out who's green with a visit to the red carpet of American Idol.