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.
Brown-and-white bird of prey perched on branch.
Endangered Mauritius kestrel (Falco punctatus).
© 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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Two brown and white eagles in a treetop. Madagascar fish eagles (Haliaeetus vociferoides)
© Lily-Arison Rene de Roland
Announcing CEPF's 2022 Photo Contest Winners
Two Spectacular Photos from Madagascar
Deni Purwandana in the field with Komodo dragon
© O. Langrand
New Investment in the Tropical Andes
CEPF has launched a new investment to support civil society organizations in conserving the Tropical Andes Biodiversity Hotspot.
A man, a woman and a child hold hands.
Illustration by Carmen San Thiago
Building on Success
Videos, guide books, presentations and other learning materials help CEPF grantees and others to replicate successful conservation practices.