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.
Tarsier, a small, furry primate, tightly gripping a green, leafy branch.
Tarsier, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
© Riza Marlon

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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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Turquoise-colored river running through high mountains with exposed rock.
Announcing the 2018 Photo Contest Winners
This year's winners showcased pristine landscapes in Montenegro and Peru.
Close-up of turtle looking directly toward camera.
Five Innovative Ways CEPF Grantees Are Protecting Turtles
From eDNA to sporting events, grantees are employing creative solutions to help threatened turtle species in Indo-Burma.
Landscape of green mountains.
Developing Ecotourism In a Post-conflict Country
How CEPF grantee Calidris Association is establishing birding trails in Colombia.