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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Climate Apathy - Public Engagemen...
Lekha Sridhar bemoans the fact that the Indian scientific community has not sufficiently engaged with the public in communicating climate change issues.

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Last and Final Call
Bittu Sahgal makes amphibia the focus of a conversation on climate change.

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Selling the Family Silver?
India’s food, water and climate security are at an all time risk given the systematic dilution of existing laws and policies on wetlands and waterways.

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Sunabeda - Once a Bastion for Wil...
Once a bastion for wildlife, Odisha's Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary is now on the brink, says Satyesh Naik.

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The Hills of Murugan
Ian Lockwood presents exquisite visuals depicting the grandeur of the Palani Hills, which harbour one of India’s last wild montane grasslands.

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Hunger Games
In the June issue Commentary, Bittu Sahgal finds opportunism thriving among urban wildlife.

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Tightening the Noose on Wildlife...
Wildlife Conservation Trust’s mission to train forest guards on nuances of law and forensics could help us turn the tide, writes Rizwan Mithawala.

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Amla and Friends
Fascinating insights about langur-chital interaction in amla seed dispersal in a riveting essay.

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Daft National Policy 2018
Sanctuary asks that politicians, planners, activists and scientists join hands with citizens to tackle the problems of biodiversity loss and climate change.

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Ulu Muda: Kedah's Neglected Eden
Fariman Salahshour unearths the magic of a little-known forest known as Ulu Muda in the Kedah state of northern peninsular Malaysia.

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What A Wonderful World
Bittu Sahgal derives the magic of reality from the salmon Arab butterfly caterpillars.

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On the Wolf Trail
Lalitha Krishnan shares her observations from the field in an attempt to dispel the myths surrounding the mysterious and misunderstood wolves.

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