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.
Endangered pygmy hippopotamus from Guinea
Endangered pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis), Guinea
© Alexander Kondakov/Alamy Stock Photo

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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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New Report on CEPF’s Global Impact
Here’s how our grantees are protecting biodiversity while improving the lives of local people.
Announcing CEPF's 2019 Photo Contest
Submit your project photos, your organization may be featured on our homepage.
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Asociación Armonía staff member and Quechua woman in Puina.
© Asociación Armonía - Marton Hardy
To Protect a Forest in Bolivia, CEPF Grantee Had to Grow Community Roots
Lessons Learned by Asociación Civil Armonía