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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The Asian Elephant Saga
Ajay Desai traces the (mis)fortunes of the Asian elephant in India over the past 20 years.

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Fateh, You Are Among Your Tigers...
How is it possible that we have lost Fateh Singh Rathore, Ranthambhore's and India's preeminent "Tiger Man"?

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Fateh Singh Rathore passes away o...
Tiger man of India and the architect of the Ranthambhore National Park, Fateh Singh Rathore dedicated his entire life to the tigers of the park.

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Bird Playback: Reflections on Aud...
Dr. Paul Jepson specualtes on the impact of using bird playback sounds to lure birds, while on a birding trip to the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary.

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S.P. Shahi - (1917-1986)
An unlikely wildlifer, the late S.P. Shahi retired as the Chief Wildlife Warden of Bihar.

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Ken, Betwa Inch Closer
India first river-interlinking project on Ken and Betwa rivers in Central India has received ‘in principle approval of the Environment ministry.

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Shyam Chainani — A Quiet Revoluti...
December 28, 2010: They don't make people like him anymore," regrets environmentalist Bittu Sahgal. It is not only Mumbai but the rest of the country which wi

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Dr. Ravi Sankaran - (October 4, 1...
Bengal Floricans and all the creatures that shared their grassland habitats.

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The Making of 'The Wild Meat Trai...
Rita Banerji recounts the tales behind-the-scenes of the making of her film 'The Wild Meat Trail'.

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R.S. Dharmakumarsinhji (Bapa) Of...
I and my wife have gone through the second issue of Sanctuary magazine and find it an improvement on the Premier issue.

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M. Krishnan - (June 30, 1912 - Fe...
The average educated adult knows little or nothing of the teeming plant and animal life of the country, and cares less.

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The Lion’s Last Walk
Dr. Anish Andheria writes about the fate of the Asiatic lion, which is expanding the boundaries of its last stronghold – Gir.

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