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.
Woman examining a clump of Sawasan Nablus flowers on a hillside covered in rocks and grass.
Mapping of endemic endangered Sawasan Nablus Iris lortetii var. samariae. Beit Dajan, Nablus, Palestine.
© Salam Abu-Zaitoun

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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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Image from report cover including yellow and purple flowers and report title.
CEPF 2021 Impact and Annual Report
CEPF has combined its impact and annual reports into one publication this year. Check out what our grantees have achieved for biodiversity and people.
Two brown and white eagles in a treetop. Madagascar fish eagles (Haliaeetus vociferoides)
© Lily-Arison Rene de Roland
Announcing CEPF's 2022 Photo Contest Winners
Two spectacular photos from Madagascar rise to the top among many beautiful images.
A man, a woman and a child hold hands.
Illustration by Carmen San Thiago
Building on Success
Videos, guide books, presentations and other learning materials help CEPF grantees and others to replicate successful conservation practices.