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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Meet Dr. A.J.T. Johnsingh
Inspired by Jim Corbett, A.J.T. Johnsingh pursued a career in field biology just so he could spend time in the forests he loves...

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The Flaw in the Flu
Maan Barua weighs in on avian influenza viruses, their infection rates, and treatment options.

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Tragopans and Tribals: A Naga Tra...
Ashish Kothari and Neema Pathak write on how Community Reserves have an impact on conservation in Nagaland's tribal communities.

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Traversing The Sahyadris
East of Mumbai and a lifetime away from the megacity’s hustle and bustle is a natural treasure that was once visible on clear days at Colaba.

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Meet Belinda Wright
She is the Executive Director of the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) and has lived in India all her life.....

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Daroji: Sloth Bear Sanctuary
S. G. Neginhal spots sloth bears, birds and several other wild denizens at the Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary near Kamalapur in Karnataka.

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Zangskar Mystic Land
A cold gust swept across the mountain face as we alighted from our jeep at Chiling, a small village encircled by towering mountains in the Zangskar gorge.

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The Forgotten Tigers of Pilibhit
The small herd of 16 swamp deer grazed peacefully along the swampy banks of the Mala river as I watched them from behind forest cover.

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Irulas: The Snake Trackers
Janaki Lenin writes about the the legendary Irulas of South India and the workings of the snake catching cooperative.

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South Sentinel - An Andaman Journ...
A strong breeze was blowing in off the sea. Harry and I were fast asleep on the large blue tarpaulin sheet that we weighted down on the beach every night.

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Meet P.K. Sen
P.K. Sen's article on how he has spent his life protecting tiger habitats.

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Waterless In Wayanad
I moved backward silently, step by step, placing myself out of sight of the behemoths.

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