Our picks for the week of May 30-June 5: 

• Oh the places we go .... and destroy. Here are 15 beautiful destinations that are being ruined by tourism.
• See the baby tiger peeking from behind the tree above? Check out more of the best animal photos from May.

• Lucy Hale (above, left) of "Pretty Little Liars" gives Ecollywood her green tips and an update on the TV show.

• In this week's Planet Pundit column, Ken Edelstein says the Gulf oil spill is the perfect movie plot, including villains, tension ... but sadly there are no heroes.

• Are you a new graduate? Here are the top 10 cities for grads seeking green jobs.

• For hikers, nothing beats the Appalachian Trail. And if you walk the whole trail, then you've joined a proud group of stalwart hikers.

• Not a hiker? Then perhaps this will appeal. Here are Robin Shreeves' 5 summer books for food lovers.

• And while were on the topic, here are 5 classic summer corn recipes.

• Learn the where, why how of battery recycling.

• Al Gore has been in the news for all the wrong reasons this week. Check out a review of his latest book,  "Our Choice," to understand his continued mission to solve the climate crisis.

Plus: Don't miss MNN's weekly visual tour of the headlines, including the amazed boy (above) who is studying bugs during International Children's Day activities in Toronto.

MNN week in review: Animal faces and ruined places
This week's best bets from Mother Nature Network for the week of May 30-June 5.