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

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Waterless In Wayanad
I moved backward silently, step by step, placing myself out of sight of the behemoths.

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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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Pichavaram Forest By The Sea
The primordial soup teemed with life; gentle splashing, rippling and murmuring sounds were punctuated by the distant call of gulls.

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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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Narmada The Soul Of India
It is hot and the river looks inviting. Ignoring Sunderlal’s dire warnings, I dive into the cool, blue-green waters that envelope me like a salve.

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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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1,000 Days To Save The Tiger
Bittu Sahgal and Valmik Thapar, tiger defender, write about the tiger in 1996.

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The Lure Of The Mountains
Sunderlal Bahuguna writes on how he spearheaded the Chipko Andolan and also the fight to stop the Tehri Dam from destroying the mountains he loves so deeply.

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