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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Egyptian tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni), North Coast, Egypt.
Egyptian tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni), North Coast, Egypt.
© Basem Rabia
Announcing CEPF's 2023 Photo Contest
Submit your project-related photos, past and present.
© O. Langrand
Nations agree to prioritize biodiversity at COP 15
U.N. conference sets ambitious conservation and restoration goals.
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 for 2021. Check out what our grantees have achieved for biodiversity and people.