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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The Sanctuary Papers - February 2...
Sanctuary Papers Oddments of natural history with a smattering of scientific discoveries thrown in for good measure.

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Sanctuary’s Mud on Boots: Novembe...
Mud on Boots Quiet heroes working with support from the Sanctuary Nature Foundation to build India up from the grassroots.

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Project Updates December 2023-Jan...
Updates from the Field Notes, anecdotes and reports from Sanctuary Nature Foundation’s projects across the country.

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Book Review: Intertidal: A Coast...
Bhavya Iyer reviews Intertidal: A Coast and Marsh Diary by Yuvan Aves

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Book Review: Tiger Tiger Burning...
Bittu Sahgal reviews Tiger Tiger Burning Bright by Yashpal Rathore and Vijay Mohan Raj.

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Predatory Pitcher Plants
Predatory Pitcher Plants Endemic to the Khasi hills of Meghalaya, the Khasi pitcher plant is a wonder of evolutionary refinement, having developed the ability.

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A Himalayan Difference An Update...
A Dangerous Precedent The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change is enabling post-facto clearances for projects without adequate impact studies.

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The World After COP28
The World After COP28, Dubai The extreme heat of 2023 may have shattered all climate records and devastated economies, but we saw no sense of urgency.

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Meet Dr. Ramakanta Panda
Meet Ramakanta Panda Known as the ‘surgeon with the safest hands’, the Chief Consultant for cardiovascular thoracic surgery in the Asian Heart Institute.

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Managing Invasives: Narratives Of...
Managing Invasives: Narratives of Scale When viewed at the level of an individual forest range or panchayat, the scale of invasion can be manageable.

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Claws And Curiosities: Unravellin...
Claws and Curiosities: Unravelling the Mystery of the Battle-scarred Civet While participating in a bird count in Chandigarh’s Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary,

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The Konkan Rocks
The Konkan Rocks! Hidden amongst the sadas – rocky plateaus – of Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, are hidden geoglyphs created by humans at the dawn of time.

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