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'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax' among winners at 22nd annual Environmental Media Association Awards

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION - Malin Akerman, left, and Jessica Alba are seen backstage at the 22nd Annual Environmental Media Awards on Saturday Sept. 29, 2012, at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for Environmental Media Association/AP Images)
September 29, 2012 - 11:37 PM

BURBANK, Calif. - The feature film "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax," documentary "Chasing Ice" and HBO comedy "Veep" are among the winners of this year's Environmental Media Association Awards.

The organization presented its 22nd annual honours for programs that raise awareness about environmental issues Saturday at a private ceremony on a sound stage at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif.

Malin Akerman, who hosted the event, performed with her band and announced that she is expecting her first child with husband Roberto Zincone.

Other winners announced Saturday include the Disney Channel show "Handy Manny" and the National Geographic Channel's reality show, "Superfish: Bluefin Tuna." Jessica Alba and Ian Somerhalder were also recognized for their environmental contributions.

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