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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Averting Extinction
In Bandhavgarh, where the risk of inter-species disease transmission threatens to cripple biodiversity, WCT works to keep cattle and wildlife safe.

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Counting Butterflies
Delhi’s Asola Butterfly Park holds a surprise; Sohail Madan’s study found that rare red pierrot butterflies are thriving in the park.

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The Dhole: Up-close
Dr. Priya Davidar writes about the dhole pack near her home in the northern foothills of the Nilgiris.

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The Magic of Grasslands
Subhashini Krishnan communicates the importance and diversity of life in grasslands, which planners believe to be wastelands.

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Mugger Man in Disguise
Sitaram Das, 'Baba', protects "his" mugger crocodiles in an earthly brand of conservation.

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A Pixel on the Planet
Bittu Sahgal talks of passion for conservation which is as selfish a pursuit as altruistic, for it reminds of your insignificance in the grand scheme of things.

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Tribal Tigers
Sahil Nijhawan finds how a shamanic community has saved tigers in the Dibang Valley of Arunachal Pradesh over centuries.

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Dharti Rakshaks of Melghat
These are the stories of three protectors of Melghat Tiger Reserve; forest guards whose service goes largely unsung.

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The Quest for the Spirit Duck
The underrepresented endangered Wood Duck of east Assam quivers on an edge of a precipice.

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Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam
Dr. Vandana Shiva writes in support of India’s indigenous forest people in the wake of the recent controversial Supreme Court order.

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Sanctuary Nature Foundation
The Foundation intends to build on the magazine's four-decade-long track record to promote, support and consolidate the wildlife conservation movement in India.

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In Search Of The Elusive Finn's W...
Ornithologist Rajat Bhargava's account of a bird that few people have even heard about, leave alone seen in India.

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