Masood Lohar is an award-winning Climate Change and sustainable development expert with over two decades of experience. Masood is an activist for urban resilience and ecosystem restoration and promotes urban forests and urban wetlands. He is the founder and director of Clifton Urban Forest, where within three years, he has successfully planted 700,000 trees of 101 species including mangroves on a site which was a debris and plastic dump site in Clifton, Karachi Pakistan. The place is now hosting 140 bird species and other wildlife, with at least 40 bird species nesting and breeding there. Masood is also a columnist for daily Dawn Karachi.