The world's second most Endangered turtle, the Burmese roofed turtle, is one step closer to recovery after 60 head-started individual turtles were re-introduced into two rivers in western Myanmar.
With support from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) through our reinvestment in the Indo-Burma biodiversity hotspot, the Turtle Survival Alliance is building a comprehensive conservation program for highly threatened turtle species in Myanmar.
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Established in 2000, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) is a global leader in enabling civil society to participate in and influence the conservation of some of the world's most critical ecosystems. CEPF is a joint initiative of l'Agence Française de Développement (AFD), Conservation International, the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the Government of Japan, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the World Bank.