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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How COVID-19 has Impacted India's...
Nirmalya Chakraborty writes on how the COVID-19 and the resultant nationwide lockdown impacted India's Protected Areas, and it wild and human inhabitants.

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Mollem Campaign Tool Kit
A compilation of articles, reports, and other resources on the ongoing campaign to protect the Mollem National Park and Bhagwan Mahaveer Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Wilderness is also the Wayside
Common roadside plants host worlds of their own and create unique species unions, says Yuvan Aves, penning the story of his documentation of wayside plants.

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An Imagined Man-eater by the Bedt...
A renowned ecologist, Dr. Seshadri K.S. reminisces about his time in the Uttara Kannada forests, and voices concern about the railway project threatening them.

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Fragmenting Forests, Hubballi to...
Ecologist Anisha Jayadevan digs deeper into the crux of the threat posed by the proposed Hubballi-Ankola railway to large mammal movement in Uttara Kannada.

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A Gift of Green and Blue
Tanaya Nair shares the beautiful abundance of nature in her backyard during the lockdown, hoping to inspire others to look outside and connect.

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EIA 2020 Legitimises Environmenta...
109 conservationists and allied professionals ask for a withdrawal of the new EIA draft, and strengthening of the existing EIA to safeguard India's wildlife.

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Roadside Tigers in the United Sta...
Sarika Khanwilkar, founder of Wild Tiger, a US-based non-profit organisation, writes of her research on captive tigers in the US.

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Beyond a Dihing Patkai National P...
The declaration of the Dihing Patkai National Park should be a stepping stone, not the end of our collective conservation efforts, says Rituraj Phukan.

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120 Conservationists Advise Again...
120 conservationists raise concerns in a letter to Prakash Javadekar regarding the Hubballi Ankola Railway Line ahead of HC hearing.

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Diary of a Young Birder
Having documented over 500 species of birds from the age of six, 16-year-old Rohan Arora releases his debut field guide book to spark curiosity for birds.

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An Elephant and a Whale Walk Into...
Imran Samad writes an essay on being a wildlife researcher, and the mission to communicate the morale of wildlife conservation to the general public.

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