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What does NBS stand for?

NBS stands for National Biological Survey

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In fact, many of our researchers began their careers in the National Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, or Bureau of Land Management and came to the USGS through the consolidation of DOI research capabilities into the National Biological Survey (NBS).
Rural Cleansing" Even though the Senate refused to ratify the Biodiversity Convention, the Clinton-era Interior Department created a National Biological Survey intended (in the words of Department science adviser Tom Lovejoy) to "determine development for the whole country and regulate it.
A barrage of letters, faxes, and telephone calls from the members of wise-use and property-rights groups prevented the National Biological Survey from being considered for a vote and the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Safe Drinking Water Act from being reauthorized by the 103rd Congress.