Approximately activists stripped naked this past Saturday at a eucalyptus grove at the UC Berkeley campus to protest a proposed tree-clearing program in East Bay Hills that endangered an estimated , trees. According to the Claremont Canyon Conservancy , the wildfire that engulfed the area had claimed the lives, homes, and properties of tens of thousands of people, totaling a cost of more than 1. He also said that the chemical used to treat the trees, glyphosate, is a known carcinogen and highly toxic, posing as a health risk to nearby communities. The Tree Spirit Project has orchestrated similar rallies in the past, which involve human volunteers posing naked alongside trees. The demonstrations are photographed and published online. The Berkeleyside claims that the demonstration was staged.
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As an education reporter working from a basement office in Sproul Hall on the UC Berkeley campus in the fall of , I remember when "Naked Guy" began showing up for class wearing nothing but a G-string covering his private parts. Tall, lean, muscular and low-key, Luis Andrew Martinez , 20, became an overnight media sensation. The press aptly dubbed him Naked Guy and converged on campus to devour another only-in-Berkeley story.
The former UC Berkeley student known as the Naked Guy, who gained notoriety for attending class in the buff in the early s, died in jail, apparently a suicide, authorities said. Andrew Martinez, 33, whose stripped-down campus strolls got him expelled and prompted the liberal city to adopt an anti-nudity ordinance, was pronounced dead early Thursday in the Santa Clara County Main Jail, jail spokesman Mark Cursi said. Martinez was found under his bed covers with a plastic bag cinched around his head, Cursi said. Officials are investigating the death. Martinez, who was 6-foot-4, had been in custody since Jan.