Mahmood Kolnegari

Mahmood Kolnegari is the founder of Iran’s Birds and Power Lines Committee, and holds a Master’s degree in Entomology from the Islamic Azad University of Arak. His work in support of conservation in the electric industry includes research on the effectiveness of numerous electrocution and collision mitigation techniques, and translating international studies from English to Persian to make them accessible to his colleagues. Mr. Kolnegari’s efforts have been recognized with a National Animal Rights Activist of the Year award, and with a National Hero of Wetlands award.