Hit TV show “30 Rock” and the highest-grossing film of all time, “Avatar,” were some of the award winners at the 2010 Environmental Media Association (EMA) awards last week. The Associated Press reports:
The awards were presented at an eco-friendly ceremony at Warner Bros. Studios that featured organic food and compostable dinnerware. Actors Olivia Munn and Jason Ritter hosted the event, which was sponsored by one of Hollywood’s favorite green-mobiles, Toyota Prius.
Other productions recognized for spreading a green message were the documentary “Gasland” and TV shows “Bones,” “Handy Manny,” “Living With Ed” and “Lights, Camera, Take Action! Backstage With Disney’s Friends for Change.”
Entrepreneurs Ted Turner and Jeff Skoll received honorary awards for their environmental contributions. Natalie Portman presented Skoll with his award. His namesake foundation has funded organizations such as The Amazon Conservation Team, the American Council on Renewable Energy and Global Footprint Network.
Turner, who founded CNN, supports wildlife habitat preservation, promotes sustainable energy and furthers other environmental causes through his Turner Foundation. His award was presented by his ex-wife, Jane Fonda.
Rosario Dawson, Lance Bass and Eva Mendes were also among awards presenters.
For more on the 2010 awards, including a photo slideshow, head on over to The Huffington Post.
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