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Jungle Bird

A Powerful New Tool to Help Track Deforestation

Andrew Dudley | Posted 11.16.2014 | Green
Andrew Dudley

A remarkable achievement in computing power and one that for the first time, brought to life a historical time-lapse of the Earth's surface.

Charles Barber on the Complexities of Stopping Deforestation

Andrew Dudley | Posted 08.30.2014 | Green
Andrew Dudley

Washington, DC: As the need to feed a burgeoning population is pitched against our ability to preserve rainforests, the need for people like Charles (...

An Open Letter to the Fans of the Washington Nationals and New York Mets Baseball Teams

Andrew Dudley | Posted 08.10.2014 | Green
Andrew Dudley

As you may know, on May 16 I made an appearance at the Washington Nationals and New York Mets baseball game. In the ninth inning, I walked onto the fi...

Defaunation: Loss of Animals, Threatening Rainforests and Public Health

Andrew Dudley | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Andrew Dudley

In the following interview, Professor Dirzo explains how he came up with the name and how, while a forest may look healthy on the outside, the poaching of animals for bush meat and illegal trade, is leading to a disruption of carnivore and herbivore populations.

Global Forest Watch: A New Frontier in the Battle Against Illegal Logging

Andrew Dudley | Posted 06.08.2014 | Green
Andrew Dudley

I recently had the privilege of sitting down with Nigel Sizer, Global Director of the Forests Program for the World Resources Institute. In this i...

Mike Hands and Inga Alley Cropping: A Frontline Defense Against Slash-and-Burn Farming and Rainforest Destruction

Andrew Dudley | Posted 08.20.2013 | Green
Andrew Dudley

Sadly, while we have been able to continually farm our land, farmers in the equatorial tropics have been faced with a rapid loss of soil fertility forcing them to abandon the land they clear and move onto fresh forest after only one or two years.

Living in a Tree for a Year, This Is Miranda Gibson's Story

Andrew Dudley | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green
Andrew Dudley

A year ago this week 30 year old Miranda Gibson climbed a Eucalyptus tree in the Southern forests of Tasmania, South West Australia and hasn't touched the ground since.

KFC, Please Stop Trashing Our Rainforests?

Andrew Dudley | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Andrew Dudley

As the arch rivals Notre Dame and Navy battled it out at the Emerald Isle Classic, I ran out on the pitch wearing a T-shirt with "KFC - STOP Deforestation" and scored a touchdown before being escorted away by security at the packed out Aviva stadium.

Is Jungle Bird The New Scary Villain? Ask Spider-Man?

Andrew Dudley | Posted 09.15.2012 | Comedy
Andrew Dudley

Following my video bombing of the U.S. Open golf awards ceremony in San Francisco, CBS and Columbia Pictures surprised me with this on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

So Why Did You Do It, Jungle Bird?

Andrew Dudley | Posted 07.06.2012 | Green
Andrew Dudley

What pushed me to make a spectacle of myself in the name of environmental activism? It's taken me 40 years living on this planet to realize that I needed to break out of my comfort zone and do "something."

Jungle Bird at the U.S. Open: What to Make of Oddball Activism?

Bryan Maygers | Posted 08.24.2012 | Green
Bryan Maygers

Andrew Dudley, a.k.a. Jungle Bird, made quite the impression when he interrupted last week's U.S. Open trophy presentation. In an interview this week, we spoke about his experience and what exactly his bird calls had to do with protesting deforestation.