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.
Magazine Thumbnail
Singalila's Red Pandas
Follow Reva Duraphe as she travels to these lush forests in West Bengal.

Magazine Thumbnail
The Conscious SCUBA Diver
Karan Deshpande and Nupur Kale on how to SCUBA dive without disturbing the ocean and its corals.

Magazine Thumbnail
Building Environmental Narratives...
In the run-up to the second edition of the All Things Environmental Film Festival, Sanctuary’s Cara Tejpal converses with Kunal Khanna, founder.

Magazine Thumbnail
Everything Old is New Again
How post a Master’s degree in fashion, Sara Mahdi found her true calling in conservation.

Magazine Thumbnail
Meet Shashank Srinivasan
GREEN PEEPS THE CUB INTERVIEW Meet Shashank Srinivasan, 35, cartographer, drone pilot, conservation technologist and founder, Technology for Wildlife.

Magazine Thumbnail
Spilling the Tea: Life and Wildli...
Anish Paul, Nitish Kumar and Trisa Bhattacherjee highlight the social and environmental concerns in North Bengal's tea estates.

Magazine Thumbnail
Backstories of the Wild
Wildlife biologist Aneesh Ramakrishnan recalls his youth in the rich forests of northern Kerala, scooping up killifish fries, following a painted bat and more.

Magazine Thumbnail
"Conservation is 90 per cent Comm...
Scientist, conservationist and writer, Sanjay Gubbi has merged wildlife biology, community outreach and natural history in his work in the Karnataka landscape.

Magazine Thumbnail
Conservation in East Central Indi...
Raza Kazmi writes about the complex question of the state of wildlife in the East-Central Indian landscape the role of indigenous communities in it.

Magazine Thumbnail
"Unscientific and Illogical": Chh...
The Chhattisgarh Forest Department's latest proposal to feed wild elephants paddy to control conflict has met with heavy criticism from wildlife experts.

Magazine Thumbnail
Hiding in Plain Sight
Dr. K.S. Seshadri discovers a frog that was once thought to be an insect in laterite rocks near Udupi.

Magazine Thumbnail
Pakke's 'Irregulars'
Pranav Capila writes about the systemic woes that plague Pakke’s Special Tiger Protection Force on the frontlines of conservation.

What is this planet but a Sanctuary for all life?
Help protect our wilds.