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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New Draft of EIA Will Endanger In...
Sejal Mehta elaborates on the pitfalls of the new draft of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) proposed by India's Government.

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Scientists and Citizens Oppose Fo...
Scientists, conservationists and allied professionals write to the MoEFCC, concerned about diversion of forestland for infrastructure in Goa's Protected Areas.

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Analysts Say No Economic Rational...
A case is made to the Ministry of Power that there is no economic rationale for the proposed Etalin Hydro Project.

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Oil Well Blowout Endangers People...
On May 27, an oil well blowout occurred at an Oil India Ltd. production well in Baghjan, Assam. Rituraj Phukan reports on the incident.

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Looking at the Bright Side this W...
This World Environment Day, we look at the lesser known astonishing natural wonders that still flourish (albeit in steadily diminishing pockets) across India.

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Ten Wildlife Short Films by India...
Cara Tejpal reviews 10 short wildlife documentaries created by Indian filmmakers – time well spent during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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The Magic of Mohan
Away from the touristy bustle of the Corbett National Park, Indranil Datta explores the forested village of Mohan on the park’s outskirts.

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The Pangolin Crisis
B.K. Sharma brings home the reality of the world's most trafficked mammal and why 2019 was one of the worst years for pangolins.

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Panoramas, Peaks and Snow
Traversing the Bhagirathi basin in the Uttarakhand Himalaya, Ranjana Pal records wildlife and studies the effect of climate change on glaciers.

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Do or Die
In the June issue Commentary, Bittu Sahgal ponders humankind's do or die moment in its battle to tame an untameable biosphere.

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Burning Lifeboats On A Sinking Pl...
We are not merely facing a medical and economic emergency, but an existential crisis for Earth’s dominant life form, write Lakshmy Raman and Cara Tejpal.

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Meet Swati Thiyagarajan
One of India’s finest environmental journalists, Swati Thiyagarajan’s show ‘Born Wild’ ran successfully for over 15 years on NDTV.

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