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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An Indigenous Response To The Cli...
Rituraj Phukan reports on the lack of representation for indigenous people, who are at the frontline of the climate crisis, in climate dialogues.

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Book Review: The Tiger Of The Riv...
Bittu Sahgal reviews The Tiger of the River by Adrian Pinder.

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Book Review: Birds Of Chandbagh -...
Book Review Bittu Sahgal review Birds of Chandbagh – A guide to birding at the Doon School by young Vijayaditya Singh Rathore.

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Save Great Nicobar
Save the Great Nicobar Uday Mondal writes about the perils of the proposed megaproject to the people and biodiversity of this island.

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Mud on Boots Project: August 2022
Mud on Boots News from Sanctuary’s Project Leaders on the work they have quietly been doing.

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Flight Of The Harrier
The migratory journey of a male Montagu’s Harrier from Gangewadi to Kazakhstan down the years highlights the importance of protecting grassland habitats.

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Meghalaya’s Newest Bamboo-Dweller
Meghalaya’s Newest Bamboo-Dweller Bat expert Uttam Saikia narrates his extraordinary, recent discovery of a new bat species in Meghalaya!

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A Birder’s Haven - A Definitive G...
A Birder’s Haven Saurabh Sawant, birder and wildlife photographer, recalls his many birding adventures across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

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K.V. Eldhose
K.V. Eldhose Ramki Sreenivasan pens an ode to the much-loved birder of the Thattekad Bird Sanctuary in Kerala.

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CAUTION! Planetary Boundary Ahead...
Creative conservationist Sara Mahdi breaks down the Planetary Boundaries framework, which identifies the processes and mechanisms on Earth.

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And The Forest Grows Back - A Rew...
Vaishali Rawat writes about the inspiring community movement led by young Samarrth Khanna and his peers, which helped create a ‘Mini Forest’.

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The PARIVESH Portal: Pros, Cons A...
The Technology for Wildlife Foundation breaks down the pros and drawbacks of the PARIVESH Portal, plus a handy guide on how to use it.

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