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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Last Grassland Standing
Join the ‘Save Hessarghatta’ campaign to protect Bengaluru region’s last remaining grasslands.

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Women in Herpetology
Drawing from their own experiences and those of their peers, Ashwini V. Mohan and Sneha Dharwadkar dissect gender bias in the field of herpetology.

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In theApril 2021 Commentary, Bittu Sahgal delves into life and times of cephalopods in the sea.

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In the Life of a City Lake
Sanctuary speaks to Usha Rajagopalan, founder-trustee of a decade-long initiative to protect a beloved lake.

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The Field of Learning
Author, naturalist, educator and campaigner, Yuvan Aves opted out of the conventional school system by creating a new path all on his own.

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Sanctuary Debate for Young India...
Quotes and conclusions from the final round of the Sanctuary Debate for Young India 2021!

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Spotted Leopards in Melghat
For the first half hour, the forest remained quiet, reluctant to offer up its secrets so quickly. No birds flitted by, and no sambar ambled about.

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Power Of One
I believe every person has the power to change things for the better. One of the ways I’m making a change is through my Instagram account.

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Karbi Youth Launch Pangolin Conse...
A collective of local youth from Karbi Anglong district have launched a campaign to save the pangolin.

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Meet S.Theodore Baskaran
Meet S. Theodore Baskaran, veteran conservationist and prolific writer, in conversation with Bittu Sahgal.

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Dawn to Dusk on Deccan Grasslands
Shailendra Ghorpade remembers encounters with the Indian grey wolf, and highlights the Deccan Conservation Foundation's work to conserve them.

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Uttarakhand: Existing, under cons...
An extensive look at the existing and hydropower projects in Uttarakhand and how they spell doom for this fragile region.

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