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.
Black bird with yellow beak standing on ground.
Endangered Sakalava rail (Zapornia olivieri), Madagascar.
© 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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Close-up of green, bush-like plant in mangrove.
Mangrove on Grand Comore.
© O. Langrand
Green Climate Fund to Provide US$38 Million to CEPF
Funding will go toward Indian Ocean Islands climate change adaptation.
Wakashio half out of water, booms set up closer to shore.
MV Wakashio off the coast of Mauritius.
© Mauritian Wildlife Foundation
Wakashio Oil Spill Recovery in Mauritius
Q-and-A with local conservation leader Vikash Tatayah.
Delivery of supplies to the Agroecological Producers Association Buenos Aires del Parcos.
© Practical Action
Conservation in the Time of Covid-19
How CEPF grantees in the Tropical Andes are adapting.