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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Counting Tigers
Authors elaborate on India’s high-tech, country-wide tiger assessment status.

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Notes from a Bubophile
M. Eric Ramanujam's fascination with Indian Eagle-owls, provides Sanctuary Asia readers with clues on how to better protect both the species and its habitats,

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From Nainadevi To Nandhaur
Freshly initiated into the world of wildlife conservation, Vaishali Rawat goes on a meandering journey through northern Kumaons precious forests.

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Eurasian Eagle Owl or Indian Eagl...
Eurasian Eagle Owl or Indian Eagle Owl? Bubophile M. Eric Ramanujam helps Sanctuary readers figure out what sets the two apart.

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Swamped Reason
The coasts are becoming more threatening as time is passing by.

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Conservation Photography
The image as armour

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Encounter with Lady and Luck
Recent sighting of a tigress with her cubs at the Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh.

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Seeing red
Striking colour in coral snakes and their possible mimics, kukri snakes

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Shark Gods - Seeing Is Believing
Scuba instructor and Executive Director of ReefWatch Marine Conservation, Nayantara Jain pays eloquent homage to the ocean's apex predators.

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Noa-Dehings White-bellied Herons
Gopinathan Maheswaran of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) who led the first-ever study on the foraging and nesting habits of the critically endangered

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Bhagajang: A High-Altitude Wetlan...
Sandhya Sekar writes about a high-altitude wetland in Arunachal Pradesh, and the field biologists working to protect this Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot.

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The Bhubaneswar Bird Walks
Anirudh Nair writes about an organisation's mission to introduce Odisha's citizens to the state's avian wonders and create a community of birding enthusiasts.

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