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.
Close up of a green anole lizard.
Hispaniola green anole (Anolis clorocyanus) on Ile de La Gonave, Haiti.
© Robin Moore

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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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A yellow and black spider sits in the middle of a large web.
Yellow and black spider in its web, Guatemala.
© Conservation International/photo by Sterling Zumbrunn
Welcome to Our New Website
New features include a revamped grants section, a new project database, and a "Learning" page for lessons and tools.
Several children dressed in animal and plant costumes pose in a field in front of a forested area, Bali, Indonesia.
Children pose for an environmental awareness poster as part of a project conducted by CEPF grantee IDEP Foundation in Indonesia.
© IDEP Foundation/ Image by Gede Sugiarta
The Best of 2017
Photo contest winners, a giant rat, Endangered flowers and a frog to call our own: Check out 2017's most popular articles.
Small yellow bird perches on the bent stem of a bright orange flower.
© Jorge Brocca
The World's Biodiversity Hotspots
CEPF focuses on conserving the world's biodiversity hotspots, some of nature's most amazing places.