MNN's picks for the week of April 26-May 2: 

What happened to the Florida Everglades? Translating Uncle Sam deciphers the story behind an unlimited resource.

Living near The Edge: The U2 guitarist wants to build an environmentally risky house, and Malibu residents are uneasy.

Exclusive video: Bill Clinton offers the Obama administration his climate policy suggestions.

Captain Planet's balancing act: Go behind the scenes with the executive producer who explains why goofy character traits work with educational messages to appeal to children and adults.

Pink slips for porcupines: Layoffs at the Bronx Zoo spread to the animal kingdom.

Environmental heroes: Peter Dykstra lists his nine nominees for America's history changers.

• Book review: Author Edward Humes uncovers the Eco-Barons who are saving our planet.

Organic tastes, soda-pop income: How to eat sustainably on a food stamp budget.

Swine flu roundup: The news you need to stay safe and informed.

Ecollywood with Jon Hamm: The star of Man Men doesn't use air-conditioning and more celebrity tidbits.


MNN week in review 4/30/2009
Catch up with our list of the most interesting environmental stories of the week.