Here's a collection of online articles and reviews that detail all the environmental, aesthetic, and DIYable benefits of opting to replace your carpet or linoleum with bamboo flooring.
Bamboo Flooring (From A Much Better Way)
Bamboo Flooring (From BuildingGreen.com)
Bamboo Flooring: The Environmentally Friendly Alternative (From Flooring2Roof)
Bamboo Flooring: Is it really Treehugger Green? (From Treehugger)
Any more good info?