'Ice Age,' 'Truth,' 'Boston' top EMA nods


"Ice Age: The Meltdown," "An Inconvenient Truth" and "Boston Legal" were among the winners at the 16th annual Environmental Media Assn. Awards, which took place Wednesday night at the the Ebell theater in Los Angeles.

The awards recognize the creative teams behind film productions and television shows as well as musicians who expand public awareness of environmental issues.

The animated "Meltdown" was this year's winner in the feature film category. "Truth" took home the documentary film award for its look at global warming.

"Finding Nimmo," an episode of "Boston Legal," was honored as best TV episodic drama. A "Simpsons" episode called "The Bonfire of the Manatees" was the winner in the TV episodic comedy category. The award for children's animated television went to "Save the Tree," an episode of "The Wonder Pets." The prize for children's live action television went to the "Trash Talk" episode of "Darcy's Wild Life." The reality television award went to "Break the Addiction: An Inconvenient Truth."

The EMA presented its Turner Award to an episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" called "Rockabye." That award is earmarked for the television episode that best addresses issues relating to population growth.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers were honored with the EMA Missions in Music Award. Maroon 5 took home the EMA Futures Award.