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Muntasir Mamun

National Coordinator

Muntasir Mamun is an engineer turned social entrepreneur and adventurer.

Muntasir is the Country Coordinator for The Ocean Conservancy, US, and the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival World Tour, Canada.

He also coordinates Kewkradong Bangladesh (, an organization that runs advanced environmental protection projects in the oceans around Bangladesh. These projects focus on surveying and cleaning up marine debris while raising public awareness of its environmental impact. Muntasir has been involved in a Massachusetts Institute of Technology-led research program on Dhaka’s traffic congestion and successfully implemented a pilot project for a digital bus system in Dhaka for the Prime Minister’s Office of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. He participated in CSIRO's (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, an Australian government agency for scientific research) “Plastic Leakage to Ocean” project and partnered with OSEAN (Our Sea of East Asia Network, based in South Korea). He is also a member of the Asia-Pacific Civil Forum on Marine Litter (APML).

Muntasir trained at the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering in India, completing both Basic and Advanced Mountaineering courses. He participated in four mountaineering expeditions in India, including the first Bangladeshi-India joint international mountaineering expedition for peace. Additionally, he has bicycled more than 40,000 km across 14 countries, including the USA, Canada, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Rwanda, New Zealand, Brazil, India, and France.

He is the published author of three books on adventure travel and has organized six national and international photography exhibitions. He regularly writes about microplastics, plastic pollution, and environmental issues.

Muntasir has received numerous awards and recognitions, including The British Council's International Climate Champion and The World Bank's Connect4Climate award.

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