Biodiversity Hotspots and Their Importance


Healthy ecosystems perform processes necessary to sustain human life on Earth. The Caribbean Islands Hotspot includes more than 7,000 islands, islets, reefs and cays sustaining 30 biologically and culturally diverse nations and territories. The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is an organization whose goals are aligned with achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and who also contribute to the database of information.