CEPF
Protecting Nature's Hotspots for people and prosperity

SOUTH AMERICA

atlantic forest

The Atlantic Forest maintains extraordinary levels of biological wealth. It’s also home to approximately 70 percent of Brazil’s 176 million people.
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Cerrado

The second largest of Brazil's major biomes, after Amazonia, the Cerrado accounts for a full 21 percent of the country's land area.
tropical andes

Sometimes called the "global epicenter of biodiversity," the Tropical Andes is the biologically richest and most diverse of Earth's biodiversity hotspots.
tumbes-choco-magdalena

This hotspot stretches from the southeast of Mesoamerica to the northwestern corner of South America, along the western coastal flank of the Andes mountains.
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