Our picks for the week of July 6-Aug. 1:

Get The Pulse: MNN's local correspondents give their feedback on the eco-documentary Food, Inc.

Media Mayhem: Panic is a familiar media tactic — and the cap-and-trade issue will be no different.

Green college honor roll: The Princeton Review reveals the top green public and private schools in the nation.

Eat green on your big day: Danielle continues her wedding planning series with a visit to Sage General Store. Watch the video.

Translating Uncle Sam: What is the Gulf of Mexico dead zone? Find out why it matters.

On the Streets: The irrepressible Jonathan Kesselman gives a pop quiz on green jobs.

A year without spending: One woman shares her anxieties and missteps after signing "The Compact".

Used is the new green: What item have you kept for years and years? Join the conversation.

7 car-less cities: View a photo gallery of places where the car does not reign supreme.

MNN week in review 7/31/2009
This week's best bets from the Mother Nature Network. 7/31/2009