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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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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Wildlife Photography In Transitio...
Involved in fostering a community of photographers and wildlife conservationists, Kalyan Varma is a recipient of numerous awards including the BBC Wildlife Ph

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A Kingdom Restored
Reiterating the importance of securing habitats as Protected Areas, Sheren Shrestha shares the success story behind the resurgence of Banke National Park.

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Wildlife Photography in Transit
Kalyan Varma shares what he believes to be the future of wildlife photography in India.

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Mangroves of Appa
A rigorous community effort to restore a fragile ecosystem from unsustainable shrimping.

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Great Indian Bustards - Extinctio...
A citizen science initiative brings Vaishali Rawat in confrontation with the stark conservation realities facing the critically-endangered Great Indian Bustard.

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Stop! Don't Shoot Like That.
Shekar Dattatri and Ramki Sreenivasan write about the ethics of wildlife photography.

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