Recommendations from the 1st scientific meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska 1965

Res#1-1965:

Whereas the governments of Canada, Denmark, Norway, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the United States of the America, have shown their interest in the welfare and continued existence of the polar bear, a valuable circumpolar international resource; and

Whereas scientists and conservationists of these governments have met and contributed greatly to the knowledge of the polar bear; and

Whereas problems of mutual concern relating to this resource have been discussed; and

Whereas recommendations for the taking of additional measures to secure needed research and management data have been made;

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the delegates thus assembled that they do wish to express their appreciation and thanks to the governments of Canada, Denmark, Norway, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the United States for having made possible the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear held at Fairbanks, Alaska, September 6-10, 1965;

Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be sent to the governments of the nations concerned.

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Res#2-1965:

Whereas Secretary of the Interior Stewart L. Udall and Senator E. L. Bartlett have demonstrated their foresight concerning the future of the polar bear; and

Whereas Stewart L. Udall and Senator E. L. Bartlett did jointly announce on July 8, 1965 that they were calling an international conference of Arctic Nations to pool scientific knowledge on the polar bear and to develop recommendations for future courses of action to benefit this resource of the Arctic region; and

Whereas such a conference was successfully concluded on September 10, 1965, at Fairbanks, Alaska;

Now, therefore, be it resolved that the delegates to this conference do wish to commend and to express their appreciation tp Stewart L. Udall and Senator E. L. Bartlett for this action.

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Res#3-1965:

Whereas the Honorable William A. Egan, Governor of the State of Alaska has shown keen personal initiative in the convening of the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear, at Fairbanks, Alaska, September 6-10, 1965; and

Whereas Governor Egan provided invaluable assistance, cooperation and support to the successful conclusion of this conference;

Now, therefore, be it resolved that the delegates to this conference do commend and thank Governor Egan for his invaluable assistance.

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Res#4-1965:

Whereas President William R. Wood, of the University of Alaska and Mrs. Wood and members of President Wood's staff, demonstrated their keen personal initiative in the calling of the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear; and

Whereas President and Mrs. Wood and staff members did render invaluable assistance, guidance and cooperation; and

Whereas President and Mrs. Wood and staff members, extended warm greetings and hospitality to the delegates to this conference held at Fairbanks, Alaska, September 6-10, 1965;

Now, therefore, be it resolved that the delegates to this conference do wish to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to President and Mrs. Wood and staff members.

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Res#5-1965:

Whereas General Andy Lipscomb, Commanding General, Fort Wainwright, Yukon Command, United States Army did show keen personal initiative in the success of the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear held at Fairbanks, Alaska, September 6-10, 1965; and

Whereas General Lipscomb did extend warm greetings and hospitality to the delegates and guests of the United States;

Now, therefore, be it resolved that the delegates to the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear do wish to express their appreciation and thanks to General Lipscomb.

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Res#6-1965:

Whereas the Alaska Department of Fish and Game demonstrated keen initiative in the convening of the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear;

Whereas the Alaska Department of Fish and Game provided invaluable assistance and cooperation in making arrangements, providing secretarial assistance and otherwise assisted greatly in the successful conclusion of the conference held at Fairbanks, Alaska, September 6-10, 1965;

Now, therefore, be it resolved that the delegates do wish to express their thanks and appreciation to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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Res#7-1965:

Whereas the persons involved, collectively and individually, in preparing and handling documents, in translating and interpreting languages, in secretarial and stenographic work and otherwise providing necessary services to the successful conclusion of the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear held at Fairbanks, Alaska, September 6-10, 1965; and

Whereas these persons worked long, diligently, cheerfully and efficiently;

Now, therefore, be it resolved that the delegates to the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear do wish to express their thanks and appreciation to these persons.

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Res#8-1965:

Be it further resolved that copies of the resolutions passed at the First International Scientific Meeting on the Polar Bear  be sent to the governments, agencies, and persons to whom they are directed.

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