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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NaturenomicsTM For The Eastern Hi...
Naturenomics™ for the Eastern Himalayas Excerpts from the Validatory Address by Ranjit Barthakur at the 9th Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™.

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Saving A Giant
Ayushi Jain on how she and the local community around the Chandragiri river in Kerala are working towards protecting the rare and endangered Cantor’s giant.

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Epiphytes: Plants Of The Enchante...
Epiphytes: Plants of the Enchanted Forest Canopy Dr. Seshadri K.S. writes about the inhabitants of the forest canopy – that elusive, wondrous eighth continent.

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Rewilding the Shola-Grasslands
Godwin Vasanth Bosco has spent years studying and restoring the plant ecology of his beloved shola forests in the Nilgiris.

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Goldmines Revealed - Field Storie...
Three different accounts from three different teams studying this elusive species in three different states. By Anukul Nath, A. Kalaimani, Chethan Kumar Gandla.

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Building Capacity To Monitor Bird...
Kaushik Sarkar shares his experience conducting a training programme on bird monitoring for locals in Thanamir village, Nagaland.

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Coal Mines And Buried Promises In...
Pranav Capila reports on the mine-next-door that threatens to forever disrupt life in and around Chhattisgarh’s Hasdeo Aranya forest.

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The Oil Palm Paradox
Palm oil has earned itself a bad name, not because it is an inherently ‘bad’ crop, but because humans have taken to clearing vast forests

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Mapping India’s Mangroves:Quality...
Laxmikant Deshpande outlines the importance of mangrove habitats and why it is vital to consider the quality of these climate-buffering ecosystems.

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Meet Aditya Agarwal
The Managing Director of Morningstar India, speaks to Bittu Sahgal about finance and investment, the environment and his belief that young investors.

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Homegrown with Love: The Kodai Ch...
Abinaya Kalyanasundaram writes about the evolution of the Kodai Chronicle Trust, a nascent organisation launched by Kodaikanal’s current and former residents.

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Meet Our Planet’s Protectors
Meet Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, and three young naturalists saving the world.

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