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2012-07-19 23:01:34

This could be the headline of the near future if Americans heed the call today and take action to save the Colorado River. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 In an effort to engage the arid southwestern United States in the importance of water conservation and river protection, The Redford Center, along with partners Save The Colorado, New Belgium Brewing, Patagonia, and Clif Bar announces a summer 7- city southwestern US screening tour of the documentary film WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water...

2012-06-20 02:21:25

VENTURA, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia Inc., a leading designer of outdoor, surf and sport-related apparel, announces the launch of its Vote the Environment campaign - a campaign that asks customers to register to vote, learn about candidates' environmental records and vote for the world they want to live in. Patagonia is one of the only for-profit businesses to engage in a public campaign that aims to sway its customers' voting towards the most environmentally-minded...

2012-05-31 02:22:46

DALLAS, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia, a leading designer of core outdoor, surf and sport-related apparel, equipment, footwear and accessories, has renewed its long-standing partnership with Epsilon, a subsidiary of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS) and a leading provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction-rich data. Epsilon will continue to provide comprehensive database marketing services designed to give Patagonia a better...

2012-05-14 10:22:58

VENTURA, Calif., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia Books is excited to announce the publication of The Responsible Company: What We've Learned from Patagonia's First 40 Years, written by Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia Inc. and Vincent Stanley, Patagonia's head of marketing. The book draws on the authors' cumulative years of experience at Patagonia - and knowledge of current efforts by other companies - to articulate the elements of responsible business of today....

Image 1 - Man Arrested For Stealing Bits Of Glacier For Designers Ice Cubes
2012-02-07 05:52:23

Chilean authorities arrested a man for stealing ice from the Jorge Montt glacier. The stolen ice was being taken to Santiago, Chile in order to be used as designer ice cubes in upscale restaurants and bars. The stolen goods were found in the back of a refrigerated truck in Patagonia containing nearly six tons of ice worth an estimated $6,200. The crime is reported as simple theft, but authorities may tack on charges of environmental or national heritage crime. The Jorge Montt glacier is...

Elephant Seal Travels 18,000 Miles: WCS
2011-12-14 04:06:35

The Wildlife Conservation Society tracked a southern elephant seal for an astonishing 18,000 miles — the equivalent of New York to Sydney and back again. WCS tracked the male seal from December, 2010, to November, 2011. The animal — nicknamed Jackson — was tagged on the beach in Admiralty Sound in Tierra del Fuego in southern Chile. WCS conservationists fitted Jackson with a small satellite transmitter that recorded his exact location when he surfaced to breathe....

2011-12-13 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time to greet holiday shoppers, outdoor clothing manufacturer and lifestyle outfitter Patagonia today opened the doors on its second Chicago retail store at 48 East Walton Street in the heart of the city's Magnificent Mile/Gold Coast area. To celebrate, the public is invited to stop in for the store's Grand Opening starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15. Visitors will enjoy live music by the Parkington Sisters and locally grown food...

2011-11-08 07:04:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlineShoes.com is pleased to announce successful results from its partnership with Patagonia, Inc. during the Patagonia Advocate Weeks program. For each pair of Patagonia shoes purchased at OnlineShoes.com during October 4-17, 2011, Patagonia contributed $10 to Healthy Child Healthy World. OnlineShoes.com and Patagonia raised a total of $1,030 for this initiative. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111108/SF01855) "We are so happy to have...

2011-10-04 07:04:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlineShoes.com is excited to be partnering with Patagonia, Inc. to raise funds for Healthy Child Healthy World as part of the Patagonia Advocate Weeks program. From October 4 through October 17, every pair of Patagonia shoes purchased from OnlineShoes.com will earn $10 towards promoting a healthier environment for children. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/SF79859) "The ongoing efforts of Healthy Child Healthy World to improve...

2011-10-03 15:30:00

VENTURA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solforce, a Santa Barbara, Calif.-based solar installer and Premier SunPower dealer, and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completed installation of a 27.6-kilowatt SunPower solar power system at the Ventura campus headquarters of Patagonia, the outdoor apparel and gear company. The new system uses SunPower solar panels, the most efficient solar panels on the market today, and is installed on the roof of Patagonia's...


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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