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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Forest Fires, Elephants and Peopl...
Ecology researchers Anoop N.R. and T. Ganesh pen an essay on man-made fires and conflict that are rampant in Wayanad's elephant country.

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Rescuing Wildlife and Finding Hop...
Shireen Sithara and Siva Sankari, students at the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, ponder the role wildlife rescues play in conservation.

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Book Review: 'Wild and Wilful' by...
Bittu Sahgal reviews Neha Sinha's 'Wild and Wilful'. Bonus: A short excerpt from the book!

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Sanctuary Impact Report 2020-2021
This Earth Day 2021, we release a comprehensive report on Sanctuary's work during the past year along with a peek at our 40-year legacy.

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Meet S.E.H. Kazmi and Raza Kazmi
Bittu Sahgal in conversation with S.E.H. Kazmi (Lifetime Service Award 2016) and his son, conservationist Raza Kazmi on protecting the forests of Hazaribagh.

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Meaningful Escapes into the Wild
Abinaya Kalyanasundaram lists a handful of immersive travel experiences that combine the best of nature and adventure.

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Where Art Meets Conservation
Art Director for Current Conservation, Manini Bansal converses with seven wildlife artists at the intersection between art and wildlife conservation.

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10 Books for Your Budding Environ...
Children's author Bijal Vachharajani lists her favourite nature reads.

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The Mud On Boots Project: April 2...
Updates from the Sanctuary Nature Foundation’s grassroots conservationist leadership programme Mud on Boots.

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Close Call
Wildlife enthusiast Sridhar Sivaram witnesses a worrying human-leopard conflict incident in the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve.

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India Belongs to the Young
Assistant Editor Divya Kilikar writes about the power of collaboration and youth advocacy in this United Nations’ Decade of Restoration (2021-2030).

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A Chorus, A Census And Other Anti...
A Chorus, a Census and other Antidotes to Pessimism Writer Pranav Capila weaves threads of optimism in this essay about the revival of gharials.

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