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July 17, 2014 
Empowering Local Communities for Biodiversity Conservation in Vanuatu​

July 16, 2014
Centre Coming To Promote Conservation Of Portland Bight​
The Gleaner
by Keisha Hill

July 8, 2014 
Realizan la primera venta Bonos de Carbono Forestal en Dominicana y region del Caribe
La Nación Dominicana

July 8, 2014 
CEPF announces call for proposals in the Indo-Burma Hotspot​

July 3, 2014 
Opération de sauvetage d’un genévrier d’Haϊti
Haiti Actualites

July 2, 2014 
CEPF, IUCN Will Provide US $9 Million for Pacific Biodiversity Projects​
International Institute for Sustainable Development

July 2, 2014 
NGOs helped with Pacific conservation projects
Radio New Zealand International

July 1, 2014
Cross-border cooperation with CEPF for Lake Skadar and its pelicans​​
BirdLife International
by Shaun Hurrell

July 1, 2014
East Melanesian Islands Hotspot Call for Proposals now open​
Pacific Islands News Association

June 26, 2014
NGO commissions study of alternatives to Goat Islands for controversial port development​​
RJR News

June 26, 2014
Proyecto busca proteger biodiversidad en Valle Nuevo​
by Solange De La Cruz Matos

June 24, 2014
A new twist to the Goat Islands debate​
Go Jamaica

June 11, 2014
CEPF: Kawasan Wallacea, Pusat Biodiversity Dunia Yang "Mutlak" Di Konservasi​​
Media Linkhungan

June 6, 2014 
Boosting South-South Cooperation on Protected Areas Management​

June 5, 2014
Industry must act now to safeguard biodiversity threatened by limestone quarrying, say NGOs
BirdLife International
by Shaun Hurrell

June 2, 2014 
Interview with Jean Wiener, Director, Fondation pour la Protection de la Biodiversite Marine (FoProBiM)
by Dipika Chawla

May 31, 2014
Understanding and Supporting Civil Society in Algeria - CEPF Med update​
BirdLife International
by Shaun Hurrell

May 22, 2014
Conserving our natural heritage: From one Caribbean island to another
The Daily Observer Antigua

May 22, 2014
BNT seeks creation of five new national parks on San Salvador
Bahama Islands Info

May 17, 2014 
CEPF visit stirs interest​

May 17, 2014
Growing hope for plants in Lebanon
BirdLife International
by Shaun Hurrell

May 9, 2014 
On a mission to conserve vultures​
The New Indian Express

May 5, 2014 
Hunter becomes the hunted​
The Hindu

April 15, 2014
Seeds and crop rotation! A sustainable reality for the Manda Wilderness Agricultural Project - Part 1​
BirdLife International

April 1, 2014
Update from Libya - emerging conservation despite crucial times​
BirdLife International
by Shaun Hurrell

March 27, 2014 
CEPF ready to roll out grants in the Indo-Burma region​

March 27, 2014
Consorcio Ambiental Dominicano promovió la creación de una nueva casa para el zorzal

March 27, 2014
Lancement du Projet CEPF sur la valorisation des zones clés pour la biodiversité au Maroc

March 23, 2014
Fondo para la biodiversidad
Listin Diario
by Solange de la Cruz Matos

March 14, 2014
Environmentalists To Work Closely on Biodiversity Conservation
The Gleaner
by Petre Williams-Raynor

March 10, 2014
Commercial development threatens Ulcinj Salinas in Montenegro
BirdLife International
by Rebecca Langer

February 27, 2014
Sistema de pago hídrico para conservar las reservas
Diario Libre

February 25, 2014
Watershed Management Project Initiated For Cumberland Forest Reserve

February 24, 2014
Large grant will help bring hunting in Lebanon under control
by Nick Langley

February 21, 2014
La célébration des zones humides 2014 en Tunisie, élan pour la concertation de la conservation y valorisation de la biodiversité

February 14, 2014
Biodiversity Communication Training Comes To Jamaican Media
The Gleaner
by Petre Williams-Raynor

February 14, 2014
Meeting the challenge of change around the Mediterranean
BirdLife International
by Nick Langley

February 11, 2014
CEPF green fodder project benefits villagers and biosphere reserve
BirdLife International
by Liz Smith

January 29, 2014
L’exposition << 34 merveilles du monde >> a été inaugurée
Ligue pour la Protection des Oiseaux

January 29, 2014
Supporting Libya nature conservation

January 28, 2014
“Nature: the 34 wonders of the world” outdoor exhibition, outside the Paris offices of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
France Diplomatie

January 27, 2014
Lancement du projet sur la valorisation des zones clés pour la biodiversité en Afrique du Nord

January 2014
The 34 Wonders of the World
Terre Sauvage

Tab 2


December 23, 2013
Ces trésors de la nature à préserver
by Emannuelle Réju
la Croix

December 2013
Faced with Massive Development Project, NGO Commits to Protect Jamaica’s Goat Islands
by Dipika Chawla

December 20, 2013
Lancement de l’exposition <> sur les grilles du ministère des Affaires étrangères – 27, rue de la Convention, 15ème
France Diplomatie

December 18, 2013
First small grant agreement in Ethiopia under the CEPF Eastern Afromontane Hotspot investment!
BirdLife International

December 12, 2013
Decisions for CEPF Indo-Burma phase II funding currently underway

November 29, 2013
Fundación Loma Quita Espuela recibe evaluación del programa CEPF
by Victor A. Cruz
El Jaya

November 21, 2013
La biodiversité en dix leçons
by Afaf Razouki
Le Matin

November 12, 2013
Sustainable tomorrow for Skadar Lake

November 7, 2013
Agroforestería en comunidades fronterizas
Listin Diario

October 25, 2013
l’Algérie fait beaucoup d’efforts pour la conservation de la biodiversité
El Watan

October 3, 2013
L’écotourisme, pour la préservation de la nature
Le Matin

October 3, 2013
Promoverán Sierra de Bahoruco como destino ecoturístico
by Solange Matos Cross
Listin Diario

September 26, 2013
Hutan Lindung di Sulawesi jadi Sasaran Konversi Lahan
by Rev. Chandra

September 24, 2013
Sjutra Press konferencija povodom Dana obale

September 20, 2013
Workshop in Niha to limit random hunting
Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon

September 19, 2013
Recursos para la conservación
Listin Diario

September 13, 2013
Corridor project to conserve grassland biodiversity
Farmer's Weekly

September 9, 2013
Ancaman Ekosistem di Sulawesi: dari Pengoboman Ikan sampai Deforestasi
by Oleh Themmy Doaly

September 8, 2013
Dwindling vulture population, a cause for concern: study
The Hindu

September 7, 2013
Dozens of Animals Near Extinction in North Maluku​

September 7, 2013
Puluhan Satwa di Maluku Utara Terancam Punah

September 6, 2013
Programme to mark International Vulture Day
The Hindu

September 5, 2013
El potencial hídrico de La Humeadora
Listin Diario

September 3, 2013
Sejumlah Spesies Langka di Sulut Terancam Punah
by Manado, Ronny Adolof Buol
Kompas (in Indonesian)

August 30, 2013
IUCN and CEPF Launch US$10.4 million of New Funding for Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot
by Khan Sophirom
Agence Kampuchea Presse

August 20, 2013
First encounter of Critically Endangered Giant Ibis on the Mekong River
WWF Cambodia

August 19, 2013
IUCN and CEPF Launch New Funding for Indo-Burma Biodiversity Hotspot

August 19, 2013
Conserving biodiversity, sustaining Mekong livelihoods
Vientiane Times

August 13, 2013
Memantau Elang Jawa di Taman Nasional Bromo Tengger Semeru

August 7, 2013
Bats in the Balkans – there is biodiversity underground too!
BirdLife International

August 6, 2013
Lancement d’un projet en écotourisme au nordde la Tunisie
La Presse De Tunisie

August 1, 2013
Project of the Month: Damatian Pelicans and Wetlands in the Mediterranean Basin
Convention on Migratory Species

July 25, 2013
Key initiatives build bridges for protected areas management in the Caribbean

July 17, 2013
New grants for biodiversity hotspot​

July 10, 2013
Protected Areas Master Plan to be Completed Soon
Jamaica Information Service

July 5, 2013
Kepunahan Burung, Indikasi Rusaknya Kelestarian Alam
By Ronny Adolof Buol

July 3, 2013
Peluncuran Penyusunan Profil Ekosistem Wallacea
Satu Harapan

June 2013
New Wildlife Reserve in Haiti to Protect Critically Endangered Iguana Species
By Dipika Chawla

July 1, 2013
Caribbean Birdwatch
Zing Magazine

July 1, 2013
Shun diclofenac to save vultures
The Hindu

June 28, 2013
'Back of Manatee Bay' – Govt, UDC Take Flak Over Integrated Resort-Development Plan
By Petre Williams-Raynor
The Gleaner

June 27, 2013
First five CEPF projects granted in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot!
BirdLife International

June 26, 2013
BirdLife Conservation Achievement Awards recognise outstanding work for species, sites and habitats
BirdLife International

June 13, 2013
Ecosystem Profile Preparation Will Determine Future CEPF Investment Priorities in Wallacea
Kawasan Wallacea

June 7, 2013
Inside Cockpit Country - Project Eyes Conservation of Key Biodiversity Areas
by Petre Williams-Raynor
The Gleaner

June 5, 2013
Freshwater biodiversity workshops pave the way for further research in the Mediterranean Basin
BirdLife International

June 3, 2013
ARCOS and its NGO Network launch a regional project for Enhanced Implementation of EIAs in Key Biodiversity Areas of the Albertine Rift Region
ARCOS Network

May 23, 2013
حِمَى الفاكهة: الصيد والرعي قيد التنظيم

May 5, 2013
El Fekha Claimed as a New Hima

March - April 2013
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund’s Launched in Addis Ababa
UNEP Addis Ababa Highlights

April 23, 2013
Call for nature's upkeep
by Dawn Gibson
The Fiji Times Online

April 22, 2013
Pioneering investment to protect Polynesia-Micronesia ecosystems presents new opportunity for donors
PNC – Pacific News Center

April 17, 2013
Some success in efforts to protect the Pacific's biodiversity
Radio Australia

April 16, 2013
Amazing 2012 breeding season for Tahiti Monarch
BirdLife International

April 16, 2013
Program reaps reward
by Dawn Gibson
The Fiji Times Online

April 15, 2013
First International Day of Forests celebrated in Ethiopia: 'Forests: our Lives, our Future'
BirdLife International

April 15, 2013
Work in protecting endangered species in Pacific must continue – CEPF
Radio New Zealand International

April 15, 2013
Review on $7m investment on Pacific ecosystems
by Dawn Gibson
The Fiji Times Online

April 8, 2013
Lancement officiel du projet CEPF en Haiti

March 2013
A step to rescue Eastern Afromontane hotspot
by Leulseged Worku
The Ethiopian Herald

March 30, 2013
Expert pushes for more research in Western Ghats
by Stanley Pinto
The Times of India

March 27, 2013
Le CEPF et les oiseaux: un partenariat naturel
by Marion Grassi

March 27, 2013
មូលនិធិ​ជីវ​ចម្រុះ​ប្រកាស​បន្ត​ផ្ដល់​មូលនិធិ​ចំនួន​ ១០​លាន​ដុល្លារ​បន្ថែម​ទៀត​ដល់​តំបន់​អាស៊ីអាគ្នេយ៍
Radio Australia (in Khmer)

March 26, 2013
After five years of success, CEPF commits $10 million more to Indo-Burma hotspot

March 25, 2013
CEPF Grantees workshop - First Phase of Investment in the Indo-Burma Hotspot (2008-2013)
BirdLife International in Indochina

March 20, 2013
RSCN 'first Jordanian partner' in Mediterranean Basin biodiversity project
by Rhiannon Williams
The Jordan Times

March 18, 2013
Strengthen Protection of Grenada’s National Parks and Protected Areas
The Barnacle

March 17, 2013
UEA research reveals catastrophic loss of Cambodia’s tropical flooded grasslands
Science Codex

March 15, 2013
Protecting Grenada's Biodiversity
Caribbean Journal

March 2013
From the Frontline: Liz Smith, CEPF RIT Manager – Mediterranean Basin Hotspot
World Birdwatch Magazine

March 6, 2013
CEPF, in association with EWNHS, launches the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Investment in Ethiopia
BirdLife International

March 5, 2013
CEPF, in association with EWNHS, launches the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Investment in Ethiopia
Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society

March 4, 2013
Protection des écosystèmes critiques d’Afrique orientale
French Embassy in Addis Abeba (in French)

March 2, 2013
CEPF launches 9.8 mln. USD to preserve Eastern Afromontane Hotspot
By Leulseged Worku
The Ethiopian Herald

February 25, 2013
New conservation action for a major biodiversity hotspot in the Great Lakes Region of East and Central Africa

February 25, 2013
Solar energy holds vital key to sustainable exploitation of Aloe species
By Henry Neondo
Africa Science News

February 22, 2013
Call for Letters of Inquiry – Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) Eastern Afromontane Biodiversity Hotspot
BirdLife International

February 22, 2013
New funds for conservation in the Eastern Afromontane hotspot and the Great Lakes Region of East and Central Africa – now open!
BirdLife International

February 21, 2013
Funds for Conservation in Eastern Afromontane Hotspot & Great Lakes Region of East & Central Africa

February 14, 2013
CEPF Eastern Afromontane Hotspot launched in Arabian Peninsula
BirdLife International

February 12, 2013
Vulture population stabilising in Moyar Valley
The Hindu

February 3, 2013
Le monarque de Tahiti se porte mieux
La Dépêche (in French)

February 2, 2013
$9.8m environmental investment to include grants to Arabian Peninsula – CEPF

February 2, 2013
Presentan estudio socioeconómica parque nacional Montaña La Humeadora
Nuevo eldiario (in Spanish)

January 30, 2013
Le rat noir, une menace pour les
La Dépêche (in French)

January 30, 2013
Le Monarque à la reconquête de son territoire
La Dépêche (in French)

January 30, 2013
الحياة الفطرية» تتعاون مع صندوق النظم الإيكولوجية الحرجة
Al-Jazirah (in Arabic)

January 30, 2013
جامعة الملك خالد تدشن تقرير صندوق شراكة النظم الأيكولوجية الحرج
Asir (in Arabic)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Tab 3


December 14, 2012
New video showcases community project in Fiji
BirdLife International

November 19, 2012
جمعية "حماية الطبيعة": للاستفادة من المنح الصغيرة للمجلس العالمي لحماية الطيور
Lebanon Files (in Arabic)

November 19, 2012
جمعية "حماية الطبيعة": للاستفادة من المنح الصغيرة للمجلس
NNA (in Arabic)

November 16, 2012
Konkurs za male grantove na temu zaštite životne sredine
Regionalni Info Centar (in Croatian)

November 16, 2012
Za skladnije i adekvatnije integrisanje prirode i turističkog sektora
PCNEN (in Croatian)

November 16, 2012
Konkurs za male grantove na temu zaštite životne sredine
Analitika (in Croatian)

November 7, 2012
Workshop ushers in new collaboration for conservation in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot
BirdLife International

"An inception workshop...brought together the members of the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot Regional Implementation Team (RIT), and representatives of the CEPF Secretariat."

November 6, 2012
Ecosystem conservation: Stop destruction and support protection (PDF - 187 KB)
By Akemi Kanda
Asahi Newspaper

October 29, 2012
Seed money available to protect Mediterranean Basin birds
By Laurie Balbo
Green Prophet

"BirdLife International has created a fund to underwrite environmental preservation projects in one of the world’s top biodiversity hotspots: the Mediterranean Basin."

October 18, 2012
Fund launched to protect biodiversity in Mediterranean Basin
By Hana Namrouqa
The Jordan Times

"CEPF Programme Leader at BirdLife International's Middle East Division Mohammed Yousef said that the grants awarded to civil society organisations will work towards safeguarding globally threatened species and critical sites in the Mediterranean Basin."

October 16, 2012
Quand le developpement se met au service de la biodiversite et vice-et-versa (PDF - 2.5 MB)
L’OISEAU Magazine (in French)

October 2012
CEPF invests in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot
IUCN PAPACO News from African Protected Areas

"Over the next 5 years, the newly-appointed Regional Implementation Team will support civil society to apply innovative approaches to conservation in under-capacitated and underfunded protected areas, key biodiversity areas and priority corridors."

Autumn 2012
Le Bassin méditerranéen sous haute protection!
​L’OISEAU Magazine (in French)

September 18, 2012
Launch of new funding opportunity for biodiversity hotspot

"At the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Jeju last week, BirdLife International, IUCN and EWNHS (BirdLife in Ethiopia) launched a new funding opportunity for conservation in the Eastern Afromontane Hotspot, and...will coordinate a US$9.8 million investment by CEPF over the next five years."

September 2012
Making a case for the protection of grasslands
By Petro Kotze
SANParks Times (reposted on the Wilderness Foundation, a CEPF grantee, website)

"South Africa is blessed with exceptional biodiversity richness. World renowned fynbos, enigmatic indigenous forests and stretching savannah landscapes are but some of the sights that visitors to the country experience. Unfortunately, the continued survival of all of these forms of biodiversity is not yet guaranteed. In fact, in the realm of rampant development, economic pressure and changing climate, there is a real threat that some of it could disappear."

May 23, 2012
15 rocky plateaus identified for conservation, protection
By Dipannita Das
The Times of India

"Fifteen rocky plateau sites across the Sahyadri-Konkan corridor that are rich in flora and fauna but are facing several threats will now be conserved and protected...supported by the CEPF - Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (CEPF-ATREE) Western Ghats small grants program."

May 16, 2012
Press Release From the Pacific Invasives Initiative
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

"To support Pacific countries with managing the threat of invasive plants, the Pacific Invasives Initiative (PII) has worked...to develop an intensive training course. ... PII is grateful to the New Zealand Government's Aid Programme and CEPF for providing grant funding for the development of the training course and resource kit and the delivery of the course in Samoa."

May 12, 2012
Project bids to protect medicinal plants
Việt Nam News

"The nation's first project to protect plants that rural communities rely upon for traditional medicine is being implemented in the northern province of Bac Kan. ... The project has...support and funding from CEPF.​

February 15, 2012
Communities active at the Baakens Champions Forum
Cape Action for People and the Environment (C.A.P.E.)

"The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM), in partnership with WESSA [a CEPF grantee], hosted the inaugural meeting of the Baakens Valley Community Partnership (BVCP) Champions Forum towards the end of 2011."​​

January, 2012
Le Monarque prend son envol
La Dépêche (in French)​

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