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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Burning Lifeboats On A Sinking Pl...
We are not merely facing a medical and economic emergency, but an existential crisis for Earth’s dominant life form, write Lakshmy Raman and Cara Tejpal.

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Meet Swati Thiyagarajan
One of India’s finest environmental journalists, Swati Thiyagarajan’s show ‘Born Wild’ ran successfully for over 15 years on NDTV.

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Operation Save Kaziranga
Naveen Pandey and Rohini Ballave Saikia highlight lessons learnt from previous years for wildlife management when the floods arrive at Kaziranga National Park.

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Citizens Voice Concern for Dehing...
A community of concerned citizens write to the MoEFCC, voicing their concern for the Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve, under threat from a coal mining project.

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What You Need to Know About Locus...
Reports of locust swarms are causing much alarm. But much of the information that is being circulated and causing panic is false, or misguided.

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Lockdown Diaries Part 3
Sanctuary asked conservationists how the lockdown has impacted them and their work; featured in the third part of this series is author and editor Sejal Mehta.

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Former NBWL Members Urge FAC to R...
Five wildlife experts, including four former members of India's NBWL, called for the FAC to reject the Etalin Project proposal.

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Mistakenly Captured Snow Leopard...
After repeated complaints from locals about a snow leopard killing livestock in Himachal Pradesh, the Forest Department mistakenly captured a snow leopard cub.

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NGO Opposes Coal Mining in Dehing...
Assam based NGO, Green Guard Nature Organization calls for a reconsideration of the approval granted for coal mining in the Reserve.

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"Not Just Films": Exploring Conse...
Cara Tejpal chats with Riverbank Studio’s writer/director Doel Trivedy and director/cameraman Gautam Pandey about the nuances of wildlife filmmaking.

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How Coal India Limited is Devasta...
Purva Variyar questions why the illegal coal mining operations that have devastated the rainforests in Assam are receiving government sanction.

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Lockdown Diaries Part 1
Sanctuary asked conservationists how the lockdown has impacted them and their work; first in this series is filmmaker Eshika Fyzee, of Pangea Films.

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