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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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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Rajaji - Elephant And Leopard In...
While monitoring invasive species in the Rajaji Tiger Reserve, Sipu Kumar, Rounak Patra, Navendu Page and Amit Kumar come face to face with wild species.

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Ramki Sreenivasan Tribute April 3...
Ramki Sreenivasan Bikram Grewal pens a personal tribute to this fearless photographer and co-founder of Conservation India who left us far too soon.

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Meet Dr. M. Monirul H. Khan
Dr. M. Monirul H. Khan In Dhaka, Bittu Sahgal met with the determined and highly celebrated Bangladeshi wildlife biologist to chat about all things Sundarban.

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Will Dibang Valley Be Saved?
The MoEFCC’s Forest Advisory Committee has rejected the Etalin Hydro Electric Project project in Arunachal Pradesh, in its present form.

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Global Commitment For Protecting...
The last year ended with a tiny glimmer of promise for biodiversity conservation – a Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) was agreed upon, but it requires.

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