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2014-08-21 16:21:40

"Vote the Environment" campaign uses art to inspire youth awareness about environmental issues at stake on Election Day VENTURA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia today launched a crowdsourced art campaign inviting artists & designers to create a collection of designs to express why they believe the environment is the #1 issue in the upcoming election and inspire people to vote - especially young people. According to a Harvard University study, only 23 percent of...

2014-06-27 23:06:57

Goway lifts the lid on the Atacama Desert and Patagonia. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Goway Travel is offering spectacular savings on its range of Chile tours. From the sweeping wilds of Patagonia up to the colourful deserts of Atacama, South America’s wealthiest country boasts abundant natural riches as well. Many packages also include a free one-night stopover in energetic Santiago, while one offers an additional night in Chile’s much-loved wine country. Shared by Argentina...

2014-06-10 12:27:10

REPREVE Brand to Support Summer Live Action Event with Onsite Activations to Promote Recycling and Eco-Awareness ELLENTON, Fla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer The Hulk won't be the only "green" goliath coming to your hometown. Today Feld Entertainment, the worldwide leader in live family events, and Unifi, Inc. (UFI: NYSE), the makers of REPREVE®, announced a super powered alliance in support of one of the most ambitious live event experiences in history - Marvel Universe LIVE!...

2014-05-08 23:02:41

Network welcomes King Arthur Flour as newest member; brings together leaders from food industry concerned about environmental impact. Waitsfield, VT (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 1% for the Planet, the world’s largest environmental network, recently welcomed King Arthur Flour as a member. King Arthur Flour joins through its whole wheat flour product line, with 1% of sales from that line going to selected nonprofits within the network. This New England-based food company becomes a member of an...

2014-04-21 23:07:44

This is the third year that Pedestrian and Patagonia are partnering for Advocate Weeks, this year with Community Cycles and previously with the Center for Resource Conservation in 2012 and Growing Gardens in 2013. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Community Cycles gets $20 for each pair of Patagonia shoes purchased from the Pedestrian Shops between June 20 and July 6. The partnership is part of Patagonia Footwear’s Advocate Weeks initiative, which helps retailers promote local...

Brewer's Yeast Used In European Lagers Has Its Roots In South America
2014-04-10 10:32:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Saccharomyces pastorianus yeast is an essential ingredient that helped to make European lager beers over the past few hundred years and a new study in the journal Molecular Ecology has revealed that this yeast actually has its roots in South America. The new study confirms that a “traveling” parent of the brewing yeast, called Saccharomyces eubayanus, discovered in 2011, is indeed from South America – more specifically from...

2014-03-31 16:25:09

Campaign aims to demystify fly fishing -- making it more accessible by offering simple gear, easy techniques and basic teachings for all ages and skill levels. VENTURA, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia, Inc., the outdoor apparel company, today launched its Simple Fly Fishing campaign - a program designed to demystify fly fishing and make it more accessible. The centerpiece is Patagonia's Simple Fly Fishing kit, which contains a tenkara-style fly fishing rod, box of flies, line...

2014-02-19 12:33:33

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. PHOENIX, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural Capital Business Hub (www.naturalcapitalhub.org) is a dynamic online resource designed to help companies uncover opportunities to enhance their bottom lines by integrating the value of natural capital into their strategy,...

How Does A South American Tree Adapt To Volcanic Soils?
2014-01-24 15:50:12

American Journal of Botany Low soil nitrogen, not soil phosphorus levels, stimulate cluster root adaptation in the Proteaceae, Embothrium coccineum, a tree that may be key to reforestation in Patagonia Soils of southern South America, including Patagonia, have endured a high frequency of disturbances from volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides, and erosion. In addition, massive fires in the mid-20th century were set to forests in the region in an effort to promote colonization. In...

2014-01-23 16:21:43

VENTURA, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia today announced that Rose Marcario, CEO of Patagonia Works, the parent company of Patagonia, Inc., will also assume the role of President and CEO of Patagonia. Prior to serving as the CEO of Patagonia Works, Marcario served as Patagonia's COO and CFO. Casey Sheahan will step down as CEO of Patagonia, Inc., effective February 7, 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/CL51924-a )(Logo:...


Latest Patagonia Reference Libraries

Patagonian Weasel, Lyncodon patagonicus
2012-12-31 13:27:36

The Patagonian weasel (Lyncodon patagonicus) is the sole member of its genus Lyncodon. Its range includes areas of Chile, western Argentina, and the Pampas. It prefers a habitat within xerophytic woodlands and shrub steppes. The Patagonian weasel can reach an average body length between 11.8 and 13.8, with a tail length between 2.4 and 3.5 inches. Its fur is mostly white, with brown and black mixed in. Its legs and ears are short and its tail is bushy. There is not much information...

South American Gray Fox, Lycalopex griseus
2012-12-31 13:20:01

The South American gray fox (Lycalopex griseus), also known as the chilla, Patagonian fox, or the grey zorro, is a species of “false fox” or zorro that is native to South America. Its range includes Chile and Argentina, extending in a line across the Andes Mountain Range. In its Argentinian range, it prefers a habitat within the semiarid western areas from the Andean spurs to the Atlantic coast, where its range widens. In the 1920’s, this species was introduced on to the Falkland...

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2007-01-22 13:24:19

The chilla, grey zorro or South American Grey Fox (Pseudalopex griseus), also known as the Patagonian Fox, is a species of zorro (false foxes). Range and Habitat The South American grey fox is found in the southern cone of South America, particularly in Argentina and Chile. Its range comprises a stripe, both sides of the Andes Mountain Range. In Argentina, this species inhabits the western semiarid region of the country, from the Andean spurs to meridian. South from the Río Grande...

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2006-03-06 17:07:40

The Black-necked Swan (Cygnus melancoryphus) is a member of the duck, goose and swan family, Anatidae. It is a waterbird found throughout South America - in Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego and on the Falkland Islands. In winter, this bird migrates northwards to Paraguay and southern Brazil. The Laguna Blanca National Park in Argentina is a protected home of the swan.

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