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2011-05-23 12:29:00

VENTURA, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia Inc., the enviro-minded apparel company, staged a peaceful 500-employee-strong cacerolazo - a Chilean-style protest developed in the Pinochet era where citizens bang pots and pans in loud opposition - to protest the Chilean government's approval of a multi-national energy company to construct five huge dams in the area of southern Chile that inspired Yvon Chouinard to name the company Patagonia.

2011-05-06 13:22:00

MIAMI, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celistics, a global company specialized in the logistics and distribution of Solutions conceived for the Mobile and Technological industry announces the signing of a letter of intent with the "Renacer" Cooperative, for the assembling of cell phones and other wireless devices in the Patagonian district of Tierra de Fuego. Due to this agreement, Celistics will provide legal, administrative and economic-financial structure necessary for the development of the...

2011-05-05 08:09:00

VANCOUVER, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Argentex Mining Corporation's (TSXV: ATX) (OTCBB: AGXM) is pleased to release additional drill results from the ongoing 2011 exploration program at its 100%-owned Pinguino project in Santa Cruz, Argentina.  The latest results include 8.0 meters of 470.0 g/t silver and 1.64 g/t gold, and 7.0 meters of 121.9 g/t silver and 2.77 g/t gold at Marta Centro. Argentex's current exploration program at Pinguino is scheduled to include approximately 17,000...

2011-03-28 12:55:00

BEND, Ore., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altrec.com Outdoors, a leading online retailer of premier outdoor clothing, gear and footwear, is pleased to announce the launch of its new online Outlet site - outlet.altrec.com.

2011-03-22 09:28:00

VANCOUVER, March 22 /PRNewswire/ - Argentex Mining Corporation ("Argentex" or "the Company") (TSXV: ATX) (OTCBB: AGXM) has received the results of a positive NI 43-101 Preliminary Economic Assessment ("PEA") report on the near-surface silver-gold oxide resource from its Pinguino project located in Santa Cruz province, Patagonia, Argentina. The portion of the mineralized system assessed in the PEA is limited to the indicated and inferred silver-gold oxide resource previously identified...

2011-03-01 06:48:00

VENTURA, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, manufacturers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic experts, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today launched the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.

2011-03-01 04:00:00

VENTURA, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia Inc., the environmentally minded apparel company, has teamed with some of today's top artists, representing a range of genres, to form the Patagonia Music Collective.

2010-12-06 13:01:00

Grassroots organizer working to protect Gold Butte RENO, Nev., Dec.


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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