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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Meet Dr. Anish Andheria - Scienti...
Dr. Anish Andheria, President, Wildlife Conservation Trust, speaks to Bittu Sahgal about his inspirations and the conservation challenges ahead of us all.

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Worthy of Worship
Bittu Sahgal creates a vision of hope and spirit from the story of the resilience of a species by brought back from the extinction.

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The Cold Clutch of Death By Snare
Jose Louies writes about how wire snares probably pose the biggest challenge in our attempts to curb poaching.

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My Kanha
Dr. M.K. Ranjitsinh reminisces about the Kanha Tiger Reserve, a park he helped conserve.

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Bear Necessities
Aniruddha Dhamorikar writes about how changing habitats is affecting Sloth Bears.

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Herping a Love Affair
Vipul Ramanuj writes an appreciation of the herplife in the Great Indian Desert.

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Looks that Kill - The Salman Khan...
Salman Khan was arrested on October 12, 1998, at Jodhpur, Rajasthan. The charges against him framed under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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Tourism's Potential For Conservat...
When well-managed, tourism, unlike most industries, can create a thriving economy that is not dependent on the one-time consumption of natural resources.

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The Good Fight
When Nature’s narrative turns despairing, these individuals bring us stories of hope.

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Belling the Cat
Reflections on four years of tracking lionesses in human-dominated landscapes outside Gir.

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Beasts of a Different Stripe
Complexities of man-eating and man-eating behaviors by tigers fed to us by sensationalism.

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Meet Shashank Dalvi: Naturalist,...
Shashank Dalvi has described a new species of bird to science and personally seen and documented as many as 1,190 avian species in India

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