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 Forests in Exile
A journeys through the Kanger Ghati National Park, a portal to Chhattisgarh’s wilds.

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Meet Deepak Apte - Marine Ecologi...
A straight-talker, this marine biologist had a very unusual entry into the world of natural history, academia and nature conservation.

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Melagiris - Secret Jewel Of The E...
The conservation potential of this wilderness is uncovered by N. Lakshminarayanan, who urges it be protected and managed for posterity.

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Journeys To The End Of The World
Legendary conservationist and biologist Dr. George Schaller recounts his experiences protecting and conserving his beloved mountains.

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Srushti Paryavaran Mandal
Sampark, sahabhag, samvardhan or contact, contribute, conserve, are the three words on which the members of the Nagpur-based Srushti

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A long-time visitor to Chhattisgarhs Achanakmar Tiger Reserve, Prodipto Lahiri still finds himself enchanted by this remarkable forest.

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Kanha National Park - The Pride O...
Of the thousands of visitors who enter Kanha National Park each year, no more than a handful are aware of the behind-the-scenes activity.

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No Legs to Stand on
Man cannot hear the arguments of the frogs around a pond at night

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Messages Etched in Wood
How environmental policy is prevalent for humans and not the other beings on this planet

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Banj Beasts and People
Upma Manral worried exclusionist forest policies are alienating communities from nature.

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The Last Flight
Neglecting the significant role of raptors in the ecosystem doesnt bode well for their conservation, writes Sanctuarys Assistant Editor Anirudh Nair.

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Bat Conservation India Trust
The team from the Bengaluru-based Bat Conservation India Trust is dispelling myths and collecting crucial data on Indias neglected

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