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 Gift of Now
Being in the present moment is a virtue that almost all species follow in the wild. Enjoy seeing these wild animals doing just that, and embrace the present.

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Mud on Boots Project: June 2022
The latest news from our grassroots Project Leaders and the work they’ve been doing.

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Technology-Driven Conservation: S...
The Gujarat Forest Department’s multi-pronged strategy in Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is transforming how Protected Areas can be managed. 

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The Arunachal Expedition - Update...
Following a childhood dream of documenting reptiles, amphibians and arachnids, Zeeshan A. Mirza joins a team of researchers on a rewarding herping expedition.

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Rebuilding Co-existence
Ashish Kothari observes how snow leopard and brown bear interactions are skilfully managed and mitigated, by creative interventions by the Snow Leopard.

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Save Kaliveli - A Tale Of Two Har...
Save Kaliveli Ekadh Ranganathan on how two harbours threaten the Kaliveli Lake ecosystem, a biodiverse bird sanctuary located in Tamil Nadu.

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Bridging The Gaps - Community Con...
Bridging the Gaps A marine researcher studying dugongs in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, Swapnali Gole writes about her experience with community.

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Heater Of Hope
Rizwan Mithawala writes of an innovative water heater introduced by The Wildlife Conservation Trust in Brahmapuri, Maharashtra. The stove reduces dependency.

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LEAF: Building Solid Foundations...
Building Foundations for a Living World The Living Earth Foundation spoke to Francesca Cotta about their mission to improve the lives of vulnerable.

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Melting Glaciers And Human Adapta...
Rigzen Mingyur writes about the work of the Himalayan Institute of Alternatives on ‘ice stupas’ in Ladakh – an ingenious solution to water scarcity problems.

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Mahua - A Keystone Tree
Soham Kacker explains why the mahua, Madhuca longifolia, is such a coveted tree in the dry deciduous forests of Central India and the Chota Nagpur Plateau.

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New CCA Declared in Dibang Valley
The residents of two villages, Elopa and Etugu, declare 65 of ancestral land as the Elopa-Etugu Community Eco-Cultural Preserve (EECEP).

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