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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Engaging artists and leveraging their talent for nature conservation is the purpose of Assam-based organisation WildRoots, writes Anirudh Nair.

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Meet Entomologist, Ecopreneur And...
After working for more than two decades at one of the oldest conservation and research organisations in the country,

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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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Preservation Of Wild Landscapes
Anirudh Nair speaks to wildlife conservationist Hans Dalal to learn about the organisation Preservation of Wild Landscapes (PROWL) that he co-founded in 2013.

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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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The Timbaktu Collective
Anirudh Nair reports on the Timbaktu Collective, a community-based NGO established in 1990, which has been working with about 21,000 marginalised families

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