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  • CBSS: Council of the Baltic Sea States
  • DDBR: Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve
  • EA: Environmental Auditing
  • EC: European Commission
  • EEA: European Environment Agency
  • EIA: Environmental Impact Assessment
  • EU: European Union
  • FREE: Foundation for Environmental Education
  • FTO: Federation of Tour Operators
  • GCET: Global Code of Ethics for Tourism
  • GNP: Gross National Product
  • IC: Information Centre
  • ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability
  • ICOMOS: International Council on Monuments and Sites
  • ICZM: Integrated Coastal Zone Management
  • ISO: International Organization for Standardization
  • kWh: Kilowatt-hour
  • MAP: Mediterranean Action Plan
  • MORI: Market and Opinion Research International
  • NCAA: Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority
  • NGO: Non-Governmental Organization
  • NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • PAP: Priority Actions Programme
  • RSIS: Red Sea Information System
  • SEA: Strategic Environmental Assessment
  • TCC: Tourism Carrying Capacity
  • UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme
  • UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNDP: United Nations Development Programme
  • WCED: World Commission on Environment and Development
  • WTO: World Tourism Organisation
  • WTTC.: World Travel and Tourism Council
  • WWF: World Wide Fund for Nature