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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Working Beyond the Click of a Shu...
The International League of Conservation Photographers has been pivotal in driving wildlife conservation and global awareness, writes Brooke McDonough.

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Pangolins in Peril
Zubin Unwalla and Abhishek Singh follow an NGO's dogged mission to secure a better future for the most trafficked mammal in the world.

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The Human Heart
In the April issue Commentary, Bittu Sahgal commends the work of wildlife protector Shiv Kumar and others on the frontline like him.

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Meet David Wallace Wells
American journalist and author David Wallace-Wells speaks to Namrata Kolachalam on using fear to motivate the world to move from complacency to climate action.

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Loss and Hope
National Geographic contributing editor David Quammen writes a heartfelt essay on loss, uncertainty, and hope as we face unprecedented ecological grief.

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Eastern Himalayan Rural Futures
Joanna Dawson, Ranjit Barthakur and Saurav Malhotra on how communities hold the key to saving the critical geography of the Eastern Himalayan landscape.

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A Global Call to Action in 2020
Co-founder of the ‘Nature Needs Half’ movement Harvey Locke pens down his vision for reducing human impacts on wild nature.

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Expanding Tiger Conservation
Dr. Raghu Chundawat and Joanna Van Gruisen on the recovery of Panna Tiger Reserve's tiger population, and how conservation should extend beyond Protected Areas.

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Meet Virginia McKenna
Virginia McKenna, activist and former actress, founded Zoo Check in 1984, an organisation that turned into the iconic Born Free Foundation.

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Another November In The Forests O...
In a quaint village in Uttarakhand, amidst rapidly disappearing traditional lifestyle practices, Rupal Rathore emphasises the need for working with nature.

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Mangar Bani And Other Forests
An hour from India's bustling capital exists an ecological haven that is home to mammals, birds and an impressive array of floral species.

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Red Sky At Sunset
Bittu Sahgal ruminates on the ongoing environmental crises around the world.

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