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.
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Papyrus Gonolek (Laniarius mufumbiri), Uganda.
© 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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Yellow-cheeked gibbon, Cambodia.
© Conservation International/photo by Sterling Zumbrunn
The Key to Saving Indo-Burma's Biodiversity? Local Organizations
CEPF's managing director shares why there's hope for this hotspot under pressure.
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New CEPF 2018 Annual Report
Our approach, 2018 highlights, progress reports, financial summary and more.
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Participants cheer the action plan they have adopted during a workshop in Burundi.
© Resilience Now – Claire Galvez-Wagler
Five Ways CEPF Grantees in Eastern Africa Are Considering Gender to Help Achieve Their Conservation Goals
And how your organization can, too!
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New Report on CEPF’s Global Impact
Here’s how our grantees are protecting biodiversity while improving the lives of local people.