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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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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Birding In Peninsular Malaysia
Birding in Peninsular Malaysia Ram Gopalakrishnan offers Sanctuary readers vignettes from a clutch of birding destinations in Malaysia.

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A Road To Nowhere
A 270-km. long highway cutting through the dense forest of Tamenglong in the Naga hills of Manipur threatens the stability of this unique biodiversity hotspot.

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The Great Vanishing
Grasslands are the ‘common’ lands of the community and while there have been robust traditional institutions ensuring their sustainable management in the past.

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Meet Dr. Naveen Pandey
An intrinsic part of The Corbett Foundation, and an invited lecturer at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Dr. Naveen.

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Learning To Be Detritivores
Ten of us sat around a tall compost heap at Kotturpuram Urban Forest (KUF), filling packets for seedling trees.

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Save Dibang: Scientists, Civil So...
Update from the Save Dibang campaign. Scientists, civil society, and locals have written detailed representations to the FAC urging them to scrap the project.

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Humanimals May 2022
Befriend your inner ape.

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Earth Manners May 2022
May 16th is the International Day of Living Together in Peace.

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