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ABS access and benefit sharing
BDA Biological Diversity Act
BHS biodiversity heritage site
BLC boat licence certificate
BMC biodiversity management committee
BNHS Bombay Natural History Society
BOBLME Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem
BOBP-IGO Bay of Bengal Programme – Inter Governmental Organization
CAT Conservation Action Trust
CBD Convention on Biological Diversity
CCF Chief Conservator of Forests
CII Confederation of Indian Industry
CMFRI Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
CMPA collaboratively managed protected area
COP Conference of the Parties
CPCB Central Pollution Control Board
CRZ coastal regulation zone
CSD Campaign for Survival and Dignity
CSMCRI Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute
CVCA critically vulnerable coastal area
CWH critical wildlife habitat
DAHDF Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
DFO Divisional Forest Officer
DIG Deputy Inspector General
DNA deoxyribonucleic acid
EDC eco-development committee
EEZ exclusive economic zone
EIA environmental impact assessment
ESA ecologically...