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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Landmark Trees
Landmark Trees Heritage trees do not represent endangered species, nor do they always represent indigenous ecosystems, but do they have a place in conservation.

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Save Kashmir’s Wetlands
Save Kashmir’s Wetlands Despite being declared a Ramsar site in 2022, Kashmir’s Shallabugh wetland is plagued by issues such as runaway pollution to poaching.

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Anne Wright (1929-2023)
Remembering Anne Wright In this touching personal tribute, Raza Kazmi memorialises the life of a conservation icon who influenced wildlife conservation.

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The Sanctuary Papers - December 2...
Sanctuary Papers Oddments of natural history with a smattering of scientific discoveries thrown in for good measure.

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Book Review: Women In The Wild
Bhavya Iyer reviews Women in the Wild edited by Anita Mani

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Book Review: Butterflies Of Chenn...
Bhavya Iyer reviews Butterflies of Chennai: A Comprehensive Field Guide by Vikas Madhav Nagarajan and team.

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Book Review: Among Tigers: Fighti...
Shatakshi Gawade reviews Among Tigers by K. Ullas Karanth.

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Teesta Flood And Dam Disaster Hyd...
Teesta Flood and Dam Disaster In early October 2023, a glacial lake outburst flood in North Sikkim, exacerbated by large hydropower projects on the Teesta.

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Sky Islands: A Personal Journey T...
Sky Islands: A Personal Journey through an Endangered Indian Landscape The idea of ‘Sky Islands’ is helping us ponder the uniqueness of the tropical montane.

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A Tryst With The White-Winged Woo...
Having pioneered studies on the species, Dr. Anwaruddin Choudhury shares the story of how he went in search of the elusive state bird of Assam and successfully.

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A Quiet Man
Pranav Capila and Nandini Velho take us through the fascinating life and times of Tana Tapi, legendary D.F.O. of the Pakke Tiger Reserve, who retired.

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Ranthambhore’s Tigers, Turtles An...
Aditya Singh, this award-winning image, one among thousands submitted for the Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Awards 2023.

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