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.
Group of purple flowers growing from ground.
2021 CEPF photo contest winner showcasing Palestine’s national flower, Iris haynei.
© Ahmed ALomary

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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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Aerial view of lush forest with waterfall.
Kelimutu Key Biodiversity Area, Flores, Indonesia.
© Rifky/Rekam Nusantara Foundation
What Is a Key Biodiversity Area?
The answer to that and all your other KBA-related questions.
Rock outcroppings within green forest with mountain top in background.
Mahé, Seychelles.
© O. Langrand
Green Climate Fund Supports Indian Ocean Islands Project
L’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and Conservation International have signed an agreement for grant funds of US$38 million for a 10-year project implemented by CEPF.
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.