Sanctuary Asia


The Sanctuary Nature Foundation’s flagship Sanctuary Asia magazine founded and edited by Bittu Sahgal has been in continuous publication since 1981 and remains India's leading and best-loved magazine in its genre. Browse through select articles from our past issues.
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Spotted Leopards in Melghat
For the first half hour, the forest remained quiet, reluctant to offer up its secrets so quickly. No birds flitted by, and no sambar ambled about.

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Power Of One
I believe every person has the power to change things for the better. One of the ways I’m making a change is through my Instagram account.

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Karbi Youth Launch Pangolin Conse...
A collective of local youth from Karbi Anglong district have launched a campaign to save the pangolin.

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Meet S.Theodore Baskaran
Meet S. Theodore Baskaran, veteran conservationist and prolific writer, in conversation with Bittu Sahgal.

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Dawn to Dusk on Deccan Grasslands
Shailendra Ghorpade remembers encounters with the Indian grey wolf, and highlights the Deccan Conservation Foundation's work to conserve them.

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Uttarakhand: Existing, under cons...
An extensive look at the existing and hydropower projects in Uttarakhand and how they spell doom for this fragile region.

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A Photographic Fieldguide to the...
Strong monsoon winds almost swept us off our feet. My friends Gnaneswar, Varun, Faiza and I seemed to have chosen the wrong day to explore .

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In Memory Of A Dhole Pack
Dr. Priya Davidar reflects on the tragic, intentional poisoning of a dhole pack she had been following in the Sigur plateau region.

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Shared Moments With A Hornbill
Samuel John spends an enviable, intimate afternoon with a courting pair of Great Hornbills.

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Courting A Rainbow Jumper
Sanjay Prasad Ganguli observes the dramatic mating rituals and hunts of a cluster of Lessert’s rainbow spiders.

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Lethal Soft Gold Of Karakoram
Endemic to the Tibetan plateau, the mystical Tibetan antelope, or chiru, offered Puskar Basu a chance sighting in Ladakh’s Shyok Valley.

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Pangolins Of Bhimashankar
Tushar Pawar recounts a memorable encounter with a wild pangolin, and elaborates on his work to protect the species.

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