Resolution on Action by the IUCN Regarding Circumpolar Lands

WHEREAS, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources at its Conference on Productivity and Conservation in Northern Circumpolar Lands, in Edmonton, Alberta, 15-17 October 1969, adopted a resolution on threatened species of animals, and,

WHEREAS, the concepts expressed have been of frequent and public concern to members, the American Society of Mammalogists supports Resolution Number three* in its concern about circumpolar environment and in particular the polar bear, the Atlantic Walrus, and the Wolf and the Brown Bear in Fenno-Scandinavia.

* IUCN Bulletin New Series, Vol. 2, No. 14, enclosure Jan./Mar. 1970.