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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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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The Quiet Changemakers
The April 2018 cover story brings to you initiatives taken by ordinary citizens to spur people’s movements across the globe.

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Railway Minister Urged To Act On...
With the rise in the number of elephant deaths, environmentalists write to the Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal, to take necessary remedial measures.

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Meet Dr. Anish Andheria - Scienti...
Dr. Anish Andheria, President, Wildlife Conservation Trust, speaks to Bittu Sahgal about his inspirations and the conservation challenges ahead of us all.

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Worthy of Worship
Bittu Sahgal creates a vision of hope and spirit from the story of the resilience of a species by brought back from the extinction.

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The Cold Clutch of Death By Snare
Jose Louies writes about how wire snares probably pose the biggest challenge in our attempts to curb poaching.

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My Kanha
Dr. M.K. Ranjitsinh reminisces about the Kanha Tiger Reserve, a park he helped conserve.

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Bear Necessities
Aniruddha Dhamorikar writes about how changing habitats is affecting Sloth Bears.

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Herping a Love Affair
Vipul Ramanuj writes an appreciation of the herplife in the Great Indian Desert.

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