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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The Konkan Rocks
The Konkan Rocks! Hidden amongst the sadas – rocky plateaus – of Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, are hidden geoglyphs created by humans at the dawn of time.

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Sijimali Rising: A People’s Resis...
Worshipped by Adivasi and Dalit communities, the Sijimali hill is a cornerstone of their culture, the source of rivers and sacred herbs, and home to diverse.

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Why Are Mixed Dipterocarp Forests...
Why are Mixed Dipterocarp Forests… Mixed? Reminiscent of the Western Ghats, Akshay Surendra experiences deja vu while searching for dipterocarps.

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Living On The Edge In The Land Of...
Living on the Edge in the Land of Markhor Madhumay Mallik explores the perilous slopes of the Kazinag National Park, Kashmir in search of markhor – and finds.

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Lost And Found: Indian Pangolins...
In 2009, the presence of the Indian pangolin was noted for the first time in Himachal’s Col. Sher Jung National Park – based on a deceased specimen.

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Gharials: Living On The Riverine...
Gharials: Living on the Riverine Edge A conservation biologist, Tarun Nair leads Wildlife Conservation Trust’s Makara Programme. Rizwan Mithawala interviews.

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Brewing Biodiversity: The Secret...
India's coffee scene has never been more buzzing—and the best brews come from the Western Ghats of India. Exploring the bitter wonder bean.

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Inbox - January 2024
INBOX Letters from you!

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Lessons In Sharing
Lessons in Sharing Bhavya Iyer on learning how wild animals share resources and avoid conflict in nature.

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The Canid Cooperative
The Canid Cooperative. Avantika Deep Sharma encounters the whistling hunters, the dholes, amid the tea plantations of Valparai.

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Take Action - January 2024
Help rescue animals by acting swiftly!

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Quiet Kingdom - January 2024
The hidden life of plants and fungi!

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