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July 23, 2015
CEPF announces team for the Tropical Andes Hotspot
A consortium of four national environmental trust funds has been selected to undertake regional-scale conservation across the most diverse biodiversity hotspot in the world.
23 julio 2015
CEPF anuncia equipo para el Hotspot de Andes Tropicales
Un consorcio de cuatro fondos fiduciarios ambientales nacionales ha sido seleccionada para llevar a cabo la conservación a escala regional a través de la más diversa hotspot de biodiversidad en el mundo.
February 27, 2012
Bolivian Organizations Build Social, Environmental Concerns into Road Project
"Conservation and human well-being are beginning to be considered in official follow-up to road improvement measures..."

Press Releases

October 7, 2008
New Research Shows World’s Mammals Face Growing Extinction Threat
Tropical deforestation, over-hunting and other environmental crises are wiping out the world’s mammals at an unprecedented rate, according to new research published by Science Magazine.
Enero 11, 2008
Socios Globales del Medio Ambiente Aportan $20 Millones Adicionales para Proteger Hábitats en Peligro
El Banco Mundial y Conservación Internacional firmaron un acuerdo hoy de $20 millones de dólares en nuevos fondos suministrados por el Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial
August 1, 2007
Rainforest Alliance Online Database Now Includes More Than 1,000 Conservation Projects in the Americas
The Eco-Index, an online database of conservation projects in the Americas, now features more than 1,000 projects.
June 12, 2017
CEPF's Regional Implementation Teams Come Together in Athens
CEPF recently brought together members of its regional implementation teams to exchange ideas and lessons learned.
June 22, 2016
12 Tips for Getting Your Grant Idea Funded
In total, CEPF’s grant directors have reviewed some 5,000 letters of inquiry. They recently reflected on what makes a proposal stand out, and what makes it miss the mark. Here’s their advice.
May 19, 2016
Aligned for Africa’s Wildlife
The challenges facing conservation in Africa — including wildlife trafficking and degradation of natural habitats — are tremendous. CEPF is proud to contribute to efforts to conserve Africa's biodiversity.
September 5, 2016
Celebrating 15 years of success, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund honors 15 conservationists as biodiversity ‘Hotspot Heroes’
Hailing from the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands, the “Hotspot Heroes” have made outstanding and impactful contributions to the conservation of biodiversity hotspots.

Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund recognizes 15 ‘Hotspot Heroes’ for outstanding conservation efforts
CEPF is celebrating its 15th anniversary by recognizing 15 conservationists as “Hotspot Heroes.”
June 17, 2015
Helmsley Charitable Trust Increases Commitment to Environment of Madagascar with Contribution to the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has announced new funding of $900,000 to conserve the unique animals, plants and ecosystems of Madagascar and support local communities via a grant to CEPF.