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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Manglu Baiga: Kanha's Legendary M...
Bittu Sahgal writes an ode to the legendary tracker of Kanha.

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Nature Needs Half: A Hopeful New...
Harvey Locke explains the idea behind the Nature Needs Half movement that proposes that at least half of the natural world needs to be protected.

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An insight into the secret family life of a remarkable Pench tigress

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Owls Of The Forests Edge
Prashanth M.B., M. Mathivanan and T. Ganesh share observations from a survey of owls in the Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve.

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The Wildlife Crime Nexus
Samir Sinha writes about one of India's worst kept secrets… the link between the illegal wildlife trade and the narcotics and arms networks.

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Meet Steve Winter
Bittu Sahgal speaks to legendary wildlife photographer Steve Winter about his mission, motivation and conservation drive.

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Troubled Dibru-Saikhowa
Photojournalist Shailendra Yashwant reports on how Assams Dibru-Saikhowas grassland and wetland habitat is being destroyed. 

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Fateh Singh Rathore
An iconic figure, he is widely credited with having fathered one of the worlds best known tiger reserves - Ranthambhore. This involved the painstaking resto

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Sounds Of Silence - Silent Valley...
Bittu Sahgal visits Silent valley National Park.

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Exotic Aliens: The Lion And Cheet...
Bittu Sahgal reviews 'Exotic Aliens: The Lion And Cheetah In India' by Valmik Thapar, Romila Thapar and Yusuf Ansari.

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Rhapsody Revisited - The Western...
For a region attuned to the sounds of forest streams, deafening cicadas and the meandering tunes of Malabar Whistling Thrushes, much less the sounds of mining.

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Harriers - Countryside Grassland...
Ornithologists P. Kanniah and T. Ganesh observe migratory harriers, in a patch near Hyderabad as they ponder the raptor's future.

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