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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Pandas In The Mist
PANDAS IN THE MIST Mohit Ghatak travels to the Singalila National Park, home to the rare Himalayan red panda.

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Book Review: Bird Tales From The...
Ashish Kothari reviews Bird Tales from the Himalayas written by Sanjay Sondhi and illustrated by Anusha Menon.

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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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Mud On Boots: December 2022
Mud on Boots The latest news from our very earthy Project Leaders and the vital work they do.

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Updates From The Field
Updates from the Field Notes, anecdotes and reports from Sanctuary Nature Foundation’s projects across India.

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Book Review: Development As Swara...
Shatakshi Gawade reviews Sumanas Koulagi’s Development as Swaraj.

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The Eight Passage Deities Of Kutc...
Ram Gopalakrishnan and his friends make a pilgrimage to the western-most tip of India in search of coveted avian species headed for their wintering grounds.

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Tral: A New Gem In J&K
Tral: A New Gem in J&K Intesar Suhail and Dr. Asad R. Rahmani explore the unique biodiversity and vital importance of the newly-declared Tral Wildlife.

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The Curious Case Of The Goatbuck
An unexpected mammal in the midst of a flock of goats caught Peeyush Sekhsaria’s attention as it daintily foraged in the agricultural landscape.

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Flowers In Unusual Places
Soham Kacker ponders over cauliflory – the convergent evolutionary behaviour of plants bearing fruit and flowers directly on their stout trunks.

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Sleeping In Khairi Niwas
Sleeping in ‘Khairi Niwas’ Join Raza Kazmi as he spends a night in a home once shared by a tigress and her ‘human family’.

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How A Water Heater Can Change And...
Deep in the forests of Maharashtra’s Chandrapur district, a simple water heater is saving lives and reducing human-animal conflict, writes WCT’s Rizwan M.

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