/MONTSAME/ Snow Leopard Trust has posthumously awarded T.Lkhagvasumberel
(Sumbee), a biologist who worked as a conservation ranger for international
snow leopard trust and was found dead last November 11. Name of the award,
which goes to the best researchers in the field of protecting snow leopards, is
Helen Freeman Award.
At the ceremony, the executive director of Snow
Leopard Foundation, Brad Rutherford stated that "It's going to be
very hard to replace someone like Sumbee, he is irreplaceable. Sumbee was not
only a Mongolian biologist/researcher, he was the world star, and we just lost
our star, it is a immeasurable loss for us and the world snow leopard
foundation researchers." Also Ph.D. Ecology and Resource
Conservation, Charudutt Mishra, shared great memoir of how late
Sumbee and him met through SLCF and how he and Sumbee worked together Sumbee's
M.D degree dissertation, and how he and his fellow researchers around the
globe longing for great biologist/researcher like Sumbee.
A ceremony ran
January 12 for handing the award to his family. Before the official ceremony
start, the family and friends paid tribute to late Sumbee by lighting offering
Snow Leopard Trust is giving this
award in recognition for his outstanding research works in the Gobi about snow
leopards and their prey. The trust researchers said they have been developing
plans to immortalize Sumbee’s good deeds (Montsame, B.Amarsaikhan)
received Sumbee's award and delivered an emotional speech, and stated that
there are three important goals that he would like to work forward as for his late
1. I will uncover the murderers who
murdered my son, I will not stop until I found the truth behind my son's death
till my last breath.
2. I will continue my son's legacy as
to protect wildlife and the Mother Nature, as much as I can with as effective
as and as broader as I can with help of all people, because we have a one goal.
He will not be forgotten, because he will live with this passion and legacy.
3. I will work on the Tost Mountain
and its people's goal and passion to let it register for a National Reserved