15 JUN 2011 by ideonexus

 Buffon VS Jefferson on European VS American Wildlife

French Encyclopedists Disparage Wildlife in the New World > Contrast > Comparing European and American Mammals and Livestock
Buffon argues that North American life is diminished in comparison to Europe's life. Jefferson refutes him with cold data (however apparently embellished).
10 JUN 2011 by ideonexus

 Examples of Naturalist Virtues in Action

The Efforts and Rewards of Naturalism > Conclusion > A Response to Leopold\'s Description
Cafaro sees a great deal of virtue in Leopold's description of the lengths gone to in order to witness and appreciate nature, especially the humility required for such an act.