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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Can Fibreglass Save the Hornbill?
M.K.S. Pasha and Vidya Deshpande write about the Nishis of Arunachal Pradesh who gave up hunting hornbills to save the species.

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The Western Ghats Rhapsody In Bla...
Rainmaker and biodiversity hotspot, the Western Ghats in peninsular India are among the country’s most important natural assets.

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Meet Billy Arjan Singh
Bittu Sahgal interviews the feisty 'Billy' Arjan Singh, who put 26 shikar companies out of business 40 years ago!

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Of Tea And Tahr
Perched on a precipitous escarpment in the Palni Hills of southern India, I find myself dreaming again.

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Narmada The Soul Of India
It is hot and the river looks inviting. Ignoring Sunderlal’s dire warnings, I dive into the cool, blue-green waters that envelope me like a salve.

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Meet J.C. Daniel
Spanning a lifetime, J.C. Daniel's childhood memories include jackals howling into the night, to the accompaniment of the haunting calls of Hawk Owls.

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1,000 Days To Save The Tiger
Bittu Sahgal and Valmik Thapar, tiger defender, write about the tiger in 1996.

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The Lure Of The Mountains
Sunderlal Bahuguna writes on how he spearheaded the Chipko Andolan and also the fight to stop the Tehri Dam from destroying the mountains he loves so deeply.

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Jasrota Jammu’s Forest Of Peace
The Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary contains some of the finest natural forests of the Jammu and Kashmir region, and provides refuge to a diverse variety of animal.

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Operation Oryx
With the reintroduction of eleven captive-bred Arbian oryx into the wild, the future of this species seems more assured than ever before.

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Corbett National Park: The Early...
The author, a confirmed Corbett addict, talks of the Park, its forests, history and its many moods, with quiet authority.

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