Pashur River Waterkeeper



The Pashur River flows through the southwestern part of Bangladesh, and is a tributary of the Ganges. The Pashur is second in size after the Meghna River in the deltaic region of Bangladesh. It is also the deepest river in Bangladesh, and is one of the most important rivers in the southeastern region. It is the lifeline of the Sundarbans, the largest single-track mangrove forest in the world. All resources from the Sundarbans are transported via the Pashur River. The watershed is currently threaten by oil spills.

Noor Alam Shekh has been organizing civil society movements in Mongla for more than a decade addressing social, environmental and cultural issues. As a result of his dedication and contributions, he is recognized as one of the most renowned activists in greater Khulna. He is widely accepted by the people, media and administration of Mongla as an honest and devoted social leader.


Location


Mongla, Bagerhat 9350