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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Early Risers: Climate Change And...
Early Risers: Climate Change and Himalayan Brown Bear Hibernation With reduced snowfall plaguing the high altitudes of the Himalaya, brown bears are waking.

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Nature’s Sound Track
Nature’s Sound Track The sights, sounds, colours and smells of nature have inspired musicians and artists for centuries. India’s ‘Jazzman’ Sunil Sampat.

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The Long And Short Of It
Three very different people sat sipping tea together at the Tea Centre at Churchgate Station, Mumbai, early in the year 2001.

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The Most Dangerous Animal In The...
The Most Dangerous Animal in the World.

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Tiger Conservation: The Road Ahea...
Fifty years after its inception, Project Tiger still has bragging rights as one of the world’s most successful conservation and rewilding programmes.

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The Sanctuary Interview: Meet Mur...
Meet Murad Futehally In this candid conversation with Bittu Sahgal, the businessman son of ‘birdman’ the late Zafar Futehally.

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Life, Water And Conflict: A Bear...
In the buffer zone of the Panna Tiger Reserve, water scarcity heightens human-carnivore conflict. Salil Dalvi writes about a simple research-backed.

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Rediscovering The Mundane
Rediscovering the Mundane: A Field Diary from the Pakke Tiger Reserve Nandini Velho recalls memories of working in the remote and stunning Pakke Tiger Reserve.

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A Death Knell for the Forest Act
A commentary on the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill, 2023.

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Indian Idol May 2023
Indian Idol Meet the symbol species of Tamil Nadu!

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Gallery May 2023
The Gallery Where nature meets art.

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Wild Encounter May 2023
Wild Encounter Karmannye Om Chaudhary meets Large-tailed Nightjars.

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