Our picks for the week of May 3-9:

  • Whole world in your hands: Environmental activists are bringing problems (and solutions) to your desktop with Google Earth.
  • Natural beauty: This Miss USA contestant is making green her color on the issues.
  • Understanding radon: Translating Uncle Sam helps you understand the silent killer lurking in your home.
  • Got goats? Google ditches gas-guzzling lawn mowers, opting for hungry goats instead.
  • Milan Furniture Fair: MNN's European correspondent gives you the scoop on this international fair with flair.
  • Green chic: Ecollywood checks in with Isaac Mizrahi on his new TV show and the greening of fashion.
  • Save the rain forest: An array of stars heeds the call from Prince Charles to take action. Watch the video.
  • Hall of blame: Columnist Peter Dykstra reveals eight men who have done their best to make Earth inhospitable. Plus: Did you read about his favorite eco-heroes?
MNN week in review 5/8/2009
This week's best bets from the Mother Nature Network. 5/8/2009