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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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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From Nainadevi To Nandhaur
Freshly initiated into the world of wildlife conservation, Vaishali Rawat goes on a meandering journey through northern Kumaons precious forests.

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Eurasian Eagle Owl or Indian Eagl...
Eurasian Eagle Owl or Indian Eagle Owl? Bubophile M. Eric Ramanujam helps Sanctuary readers figure out what sets the two apart.

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Swamped Reason
The coasts are becoming more threatening as time is passing by.

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Conservation Photography
The image as armour

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Encounter with Lady and Luck
Recent sighting of a tigress with her cubs at the Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh.

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Seeing red
Striking colour in coral snakes and their possible mimics, kukri snakes

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