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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Meet Belinda Wright
She is the Executive Director of the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) and has lived in India all her life.....

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Daroji: Sloth Bear Sanctuary
S. G. Neginhal spots sloth bears, birds and several other wild denizens at the Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary near Kamalapur in Karnataka.

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Zangskar Mystic Land
A cold gust swept across the mountain face as we alighted from our jeep at Chiling, a small village encircled by towering mountains in the Zangskar gorge.

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The Forgotten Tigers of Pilibhit
The small herd of 16 swamp deer grazed peacefully along the swampy banks of the Mala river as I watched them from behind forest cover.

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Irulas: The Snake Trackers
Janaki Lenin writes about the the legendary Irulas of South India and the workings of the snake catching cooperative.

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Meet P.K. Sen
P.K. Sen's article on how he has spent his life protecting tiger habitats.

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Meet Bikram Grewal
Bikram Grewal speaks his mind and proffers advice to all takers on bird protection in India.

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Can Fibreglass Save the Hornbill?
M.K.S. Pasha and Vidya Deshpande write about the Nishis of Arunachal Pradesh who gave up hunting hornbills to save the species.

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The Western Ghats Rhapsody In Bla...
Rainmaker and biodiversity hotspot, the Western Ghats in peninsular India are among the country’s most important natural assets.

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Meet Billy Arjan Singh
Bittu Sahgal interviews the feisty 'Billy' Arjan Singh, who put 26 shikar companies out of business 40 years ago!

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Of Tea And Tahr
Perched on a precipitous escarpment in the Palni Hills of southern India, I find myself dreaming again.

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Meet J.C. Daniel
Spanning a lifetime, J.C. Daniel's childhood memories include jackals howling into the night, to the accompaniment of the haunting calls of Hawk Owls.

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