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Company works to protect jaguars, other wildlife

Jaguar with radio collar around neck for tracking and study. (Arizona DFG photo)

Why can’t we have more companies like the one below!? /Gary

Environmentally responsible coffee company works to protect jaguars and other wildlife in Central and South America

The Lincoln, Calif.-based Rogers Family Company has launched a new organic “Fairly Traded” coffee – “Rare Find” – to help the wild cat conservation organization Panthera protect one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic animals: the jaguar.

Rogers Family Company – which has worked for decades with farmers to grow coffee in concert with nature – will donate 20 percent of Rare Find online sales and 10 percent of wholesale/distributor sales to support Panthera’s jaguar conservation initiatives.
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Posted on Monday, March 19th, 2012
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Jaguars: These spotted cats could be reintroduced into the U.S.

Macho B, last known jaguar in U.S., died in early March. Photo by Arizona DFG.

Dear Gary:
In a lifesaving break for jaguars, the Center for Biological Diversity just this morning won our court case to throw out the federal government’s decision to deny critical habitat and a recovery plan for jaguars in the United States.
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Posted on Wednesday, April 1st, 2009
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Last known jaguar in U.S. may have died, but the fight goes on

Candid jaguar video in Brazil so you can see what they look like. /Gary

Video by YouTube user annamelie78 used under Creative Commons license.

Exactly three weeks after the death of Macho B, the last known jaguar in the United States, on Monday (March 23) a federal court heard oral arguments in the Center for Biological Diversity’s bid to win a federal recovery plan and protected habitat areas for the endangered species.

According to a weekly e-newsletter I just received from the Center, the hearing went very well. They said the judge “peppered the government lawyer with difficult questions and clearly was skeptical of the agency’s changing litany of arguments.”
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Posted on Friday, March 27th, 2009
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