Our Planet's Future Depends on Biodiversity

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) enables civil society to protect the world’s biodiversity hotspots—biologically rich ecosystems that are essential to humanity, yet highly threatened.
Bat hanging upside down, looking at camera.
Seychelles fruit bat (Pteropus seychellensis).
© O. Langrand

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With financial and technical support from CEPF, civil society organizations around the globe are delivering innovative solutions that conserve biodiversity and help communities thrive. Find out what they're doing by clicking on biodiversity hotspots highlighted on the map.

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15 CEPF staffers on Go-To-Meeting from home.
CEPF staffers "meet" while working from home.
A Letter to Grantees From CEPF's Executive Director
Your work is more important than ever.
3 forest guards standing in field, large hills and blue sky in background.
Forest guards on patrol in Dedza Forest Reserve, Malawi.
© Wildlife Action Group
6 Recent Conservation "Wins" From the Biodiversity Hotspots
CEPF staff share grantee successes they're excited about.
Man on foot leads woman on horse on undulating terrain.
Visitor with guide in a protected area in the Campesino community of Corosha, Amazonas, Peru, part of the Tropical Andes Biodiversity Hotspot.
© Michael Tweddle
Renewed Support for CEPF Announced
L’Agence Française de Développement and the European Union reinvest in CEPF.