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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Feeding The World: Women And Biod...
The two great ecological challenges of our times are biodiversity erosion and climate change, writes Dr. Vandana Shiva.

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A Different Beat
India’s forest service is overwhelmingly a male bastion, but change is afoot – though it moves as yet in halting, fragile, infant steps.

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Women for our Wilds
Tracing the contribution of Indian women to wildlife conservation and research.

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That inner glow
Is a piece dedicated to every one. Who is trying to bring a positive change.

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Uncertain Destinies
Coral choice and fate in disturbed reef systems

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Birding
Not just a male bastion

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The Starving Elephants Of Udawala...
In March 2015, documentary filmmaker Keya Vaswani sent Sanctuary Asia a series of images clicked by her friend Andrew Bembridge

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The Forest Of Improbable Dreams
Pranav Capila writes about the Centre for Bear Rehabilitation and Conservation (CBRC), near the Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh.

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Guns, Birds and Narikuravas
Rajesh Ramesh ponders if it is fair to criminalise local tribal people for hunting to feed their families, when he witnesses Narikuravas hunt in Chennai.

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Reality Check
Shining light on Navi Mumbai's mangrove mudflats, which are home to wide variety of wilds

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Counting Tigers
Authors elaborate on India’s high-tech, country-wide tiger assessment status.

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Notes from a Bubophile
M. Eric Ramanujam's fascination with Indian Eagle-owls, provides Sanctuary Asia readers with clues on how to better protect both the species and its habitats,

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