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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Public Pressure to Scrap Destruct...
The Etalin Hydro Electric Project will involve the destruction of over 2.7 lakh old growth trees in the biodiverse forests of Arunachal Pradesh’s Dibang Valley.

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Writing for Forests in the Dibang...
Conservation scientists Nandini Velho and Umesh Srinivasan pen an open letter to India's Forest Advisory Committee (FAC), regarding upcoming projects.

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Reboot The Planet: Part 2
Part 2 of a series of online sessions by inspiring global changemakers who have contributed greatly to environmental protection. From April 22 to May 8, 2020.

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Reboot The Planet: Part 1
A series of online sessions by inspiring global changemakers who have contributed greatly to environmental protection. From April 22 to May 8, 2020.

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Juvenile Whale Shark Finned in Go...
The carcass of a whale shark is found at Baga beach, Goa, finned by poachers the previous night.

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Compassion and Conservation in th...
A list of organisations providing relief to families of forest guards, indigenous communities and other impacted citizens during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown.

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The Lost Cubs of Rajsamand
Through phone conservations with forest guard Bhera Ram Bishnoi, Gunjan Menon bears witness to the discovery of three leopard cubs in Rajsamand, Rajasthan.

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Batting for Bats
After preliminary research pointed to bats as the origin of the COVID-19 pandemic, mass killings of bats ensued. But are bats to be blamed?

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Saving the Great Indian Bustard
Cara Tejpal in conversation with Dr. Sumit Dookia and Dr. Mamta Rawat who, for the past five years, have been working to protect the Great Indian Bustard.

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Working Beyond the Click of a Shu...
The International League of Conservation Photographers has been pivotal in driving wildlife conservation and global awareness, writes Brooke McDonough.

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Pangolins in Peril
Zubin Unwalla and Abhishek Singh follow an NGO's dogged mission to secure a better future for the most trafficked mammal in the world.

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The Human Heart
In the April issue Commentary, Bittu Sahgal commends the work of wildlife protector Shiv Kumar and others on the frontline like him.

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