Abbreviations and acronyms related to the Convention

 

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N
NAAEC North American Agreement for Environmental Cooperation
NAFO Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
NAP National Action Plan
(N= Nationaal Actieplan)
(F= Plan national d'action)
NARS National Agricultural Research System  (of CGIAR)  ---  news and events
NASCO North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization
NATLAN NATure/LANd Cover information package (by EEA)
NBAs National BioIndustries Associations, e.g. BBA
NBGB National Botanic Garden of Belgium
(Nl= Nationale Plantentuin van BelgiŽ)
(Fr= Jardin Botanique National de Belgique)
NBN National Biodiversity Network  (in the UK)  -  NBN Index
NBSAP National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan
NC national collection
NCEs new chemical entities
NCSs National Conservation Strategies
NEAFC North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission
NEAPs National Environmental Action Plans (under OECD)
necov Dutch-Flamish association for ecology
(NL= Nederlands-Vlaamse Vereniging voor Ecologie)
NEMPs National Environment Management Plans
NESDA Network for Environment and Sustainable Development for Africa
NFCs national focal centres
NFPs national focal points
NGOs non-governmental organisations
NHN the Natural Heritage Network
NIA national income accounts
NIMBY not in my back-yard  [inserted for novices only]
NIP national implementation plan
NIS New Independent States (comprises the former republics of the Soviet Union, minus the Baltic states, and Mongolia)
NME Natuur & Milieu Educatie (Belgium)
NOx nitrogen oxides
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (of IOC)
NOWPAP North-West Pacific Action Plan
NPs natural products
NPV net present value
NRI National Research Inventory
NSC North Sea Conference
NSF National Science Foundation (USA)
NSTC National Science and Technology Council, USA

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