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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Wings Of Great Nicobar: Memoirs O...
Born and raised in North Andaman Island, one of the gifts of growing up in a biodiversity-rich place for Uday Mondal was a lifelong love for birding

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Great Nicobar Needs Us Now
A Rs. 72,000 crore ‘development’ project on Great Nicobar Island threatens to destroy 244 sq. km. of forests. Ishika Ramakrishna.

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Nicobar, What’s To Go
Meena Subramaniam’s vibrant cover illustration is a defiant celebration of the immense, uncapturable beauty and diversity of life on Great Nicobar Island.

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Sambelong Memories: Herping In Th...
Sambelong Memories: Herping in the Rainforests of Great Nicobar The Sambelong Islands in the southern part of the Nicobar archipelago, are home to endemic.

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Degrees of insularity: What Islan...
Degrees of Insularity: What Islands Can Teach Us Islands, microcosms of life, can teach us the concept of carrying capacity, and the reciprocal relationship.

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The Cetacean Beauties Of Great Ni...
The Cetacean Beauties of Great Nicobar A diversity of cetaceans frequent the azure waters surrounding Great Nicobar Island (GNI). Mahi Mankeshwar.

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The Great Nicobar Misadventure
The Story of Great Nicobar’s Misadventure Pankaj Sekhsaria has been researching and writing about the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for over two decades.

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The Theatrics Of Great Nicobar Is...
Theatrics of Great Nicobar Island Life For S.Jalihal, the island’s dynamic ecosystems brimming with a diversity of wildlife are a theatre of life itself.

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Leviathans Of The Indian Ocean
Ocean Faring Leviathans of the Indian Ocean Kartik Shanker and Adhith Swaminathan report on the positive trends with respect to turtle presence and nesting.

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Remembering Patai Takaru - The Bi...
Dr. Manish Chandi has spent two decades interacting with the Shompen and Nicobarese Indigenous communities of Great Nicobar Island.

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Irula Tribe Members Awarded The P...
Droupadi Murmu awarded India’s fourth-highest civilian award, the Padma Shri, to Masi Sadaiyan and Vadivel Gopal of the Irula tribe.

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Nature Watch March 2023
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