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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Silent Strength
Bittu Sahgal creates a vivid imagery of India's richly diverse regions and examines the legacy of the lion-tailed macaque.

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Watching Dolphins and Working wit...
Terra Conscious is changing the way tourists interact with ocean biodiversity and is, in the process, furthering marine conservation efforts in Goa.

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Dispatches from the Forgotten Edg...
Pranav Capila writes about sighting wild ungulates in Hirpora, Kashmir, the Markhor Recovery Project and the construction of a road that threatens the species.

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The Kerala Floods: Will The Last...
Shailendra Yashwant writes about the causes and consequences of the devastating floods in 2018 in Kerala, and the state's vulnerability to climate change.

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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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