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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The Butterflies Of The Eastern Hi...
It has always been a dream to experience the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary’s rich flora and fauna, especially the beautiful ‘Bhutan Glory’.

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Big-eyed Loner
The arboreal (tree living), quadrupedal (using all four limbs for climbing), nocturnal (active at night), beautiful slender loris is a tailless primate

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Puppy Patrol
When Wildlife SOS found four tiny golden jackal pups without their mother, the team took them in before predators could get them!

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Lockdown Diaries: the Sanctuary C...
We built a treehouse using three big, sturdy trees as support. It will soon also have a pulley, thermometer and a rain gauge.

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Fishers and Felines: Conflict Mit...
The Society for Heritage and Ecological Researches (SHER) shares the story of their conflict mitigation work during COVID-19 in the Sundarbans landscape.

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Walking Virtually to Protect Ches...
Scientist Dr. Emmanuel D'Silva writes of a unique virtual initiative to protect a lake and its wildlife from home during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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"Economic Policies Should Priorit...
Climate activists Heeta Lakhani and Archana Soreng in conversation about the importance of indigenous communities and youth in climate action.

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Stop Slaughtering Wildlife
A ready reckoner with articles, reports and other resources on the ongoing campaign to curb wildlife trade to prevent the next pandemic.

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The Ecological Cost of Increasing...
Nicole Pinto reports on a study that analysed the cumulative ecological impacts of linear infrastructure projects that cut through India's Protected Areas.

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NEWS: Forest Fires in Dachigam Do...
Fires raged through Dachigam National Park due to unseasonal high temperatures in the region.

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Brown Bears of the Middle Himalay...
Conservation photographer Gaurav Sharma writes how conservation measures can save the bruins from disappearing into thin mountain air.

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Live Wire
B. K. Sharma, an IPS officer, reports on how electrocution, accidental and intentional, is now a primary cause of elephant deaths in India.

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