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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Close Call
Wildlife enthusiast Sridhar Sivaram witnesses a worrying human-leopard conflict incident in the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve.

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India Belongs to the Young
Assistant Editor Divya Kilikar writes about the power of collaboration and youth advocacy in this United Nations’ Decade of Restoration (2021-2030).

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A Chorus, A Census And Other Anti...
A Chorus, a Census and other Antidotes to Pessimism Writer Pranav Capila weaves threads of optimism in this essay about the revival of gharials.

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Securing the Sahyadri-Konkan Corr...
Rizwan Mithawala speaks with wildlife biologist Girish Punjabi about the Wildlife Conservation Trust’s plans to protect the Sahyadri-Konkan corridor.

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In Pursuit Of Healthy Reefs
Marine biologist Suneha Jagannathan explores the inner workings of artificial reefs and how they help with reef restoration.

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Earth Day 2021
Accelerating the Revival of Springs An excerpt from the Earth Day Network’s report Restore Our Earth: Volume I, Rejuvenating Water.

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The Personal Lives Of Frogs
Neelakshi Varma explores Agumbe at nightfall and discovers the mating secrets of the Kempholey night frog.

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The Versatile Hornbills of Mumbai
Inspired by the images shot by Darshan Khatau in Malabar Hill, Mumbai, Saurabh Sawant writes about the Indian Grey Hornbill and its adaptation to urban life.

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Last Grassland Standing
Join the ‘Save Hessarghatta’ campaign to protect Bengaluru region’s last remaining grasslands.

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Women in Herpetology
Drawing from their own experiences and those of their peers, Ashwini V. Mohan and Sneha Dharwadkar dissect gender bias in the field of herpetology.

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In theApril 2021 Commentary, Bittu Sahgal delves into life and times of cephalopods in the sea.

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In the Life of a City Lake
Sanctuary speaks to Usha Rajagopalan, founder-trustee of a decade-long initiative to protect a beloved lake.

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