​Celebrating 15 years of success, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund honors 15 conservationists as biodiversity "Hotspot Heroes." Hailing from the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands, the “Hotspot Heroes” have made outstanding and impactful contributions to the conservation of biodiversity hotspots​. Read about CEPF's event celebrating the heroes at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. Learn more about each hero and their results​.