Abbreviations and acronyms related to the Convention

 

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M
MA Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
MAB The Man and the Biosphere Programme (of UNESCO)
see also: AfriNET, EABRNet, EuroMAB, MABNetAmericas, U.S.MAB.
MAP Mediterranean Action Plan
MAR a joint ICBP-IWRB project to study and access the conservation priority for wetlands (marecages)
MARBID Marine Biodiversity Database
MARPOL marine pollution
MARPOL 73/78 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto
MARS Marine Research Stations network
MAS marker assisted selection
MAST Marine Science & Technology (of DGXII, The European Commission)
MBALs minimum biological acceptable levels
MCDP Marine Conservation and Development Program
MCPFE Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe
MCSD Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable Development
MDBs multilateral development banks
MEAs Multilateral Environmental Agreements
MED POL Mediterranean Pollution Monitoring and Research Programme
MEDALUS Mediterranean Desertification and Land Use
MEDASSET Mediterranean Association to Save the Turtles
MEDO Mediterranean Environment and Development Observatory
MEDU Co-ordinating Unit for the MAP
MEP Monitoring Environmental Progress (of the World Bank)
MGRs microbial genetic resources
MINA-plan Milieubeleidsplan en Natuurontwikkelingsplan voor Vlaanderen (Belgium)
(E= Flemish Environmental Policy and Nature Development Plan)
MIRA Milieu- en Natuurrapport van Vlaanderen (Belgium)
(E= Flemish Environmental and Nature Report)
MIRCEN Microbiological Resources Centres
MIS Management Information System for Agricultural Research  (of CGIAR)
MOSAICC Micro-organisms Sustainable Use and Access Regulation, an International Code of Conduct
(a proposal for a voluntary code of conduct to facilitate easy access to and international circulation of MGRs is in preparation; for information: Philippe Desmeth, BCCMtm International Co-operation Officer); see also BCCM
MOU memorandum of understanding
MRA mutual recognition agreement
MRAC Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale
(En= Royal Museum for Central Africa)
(Nl= Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Afrika)
(De= Königliches Museum für Zentral-Afrika)
MRL maximum residue level
MSDS material safety data sheet
MSP Meeting on the Strategic Plan
MSS multispectral scanner
MSW Mammal Species of the World (by the Smithsonian Institution, Washington)
MSY maximum sustainable yield
MTA material transfer agreement
M-T WP medium-term work programme
MUCL Mycological Collection of the Catholic University of Louvain
F= Mycothèque de l'Université Catholique de Louvain
MUMM Management Unit of the Mathematical Model of the North Sea and Scheldt Estuary,
from 01.01.97 onward the sixth department of the RBINS.
(F= UGMM;  N= BMM)
MVP minimum viable population

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