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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Karanpura Must Live
Bulu Imam reveals heartbreak and successes of an ongoing battle against the carbon-powers.

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Bats in the Land of Hornbills
Exploring every chiropterologist's dream destination of Borneo, Rohit Chakravarty makes the ultimate bat lovers pilgrimage.

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Like a Moth to a Flame
Pritha Dey introduces Sanctuary readers to some common and rare moth species found in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and beyond.

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The Secret Lives Of Himalayan Wol...
In the mystic and mountainous wilderness of Spiti, Salvador Lyngdoh writes about his tryst with Leika and Kunzum.

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The Battle For Tost's Snow Leopar...
Bayarjargal Agvaantseren narrates how the only Protected Area in the world dedicated exclusively to snow leopards was created against all odds.

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Book Review: The Invention Of Nat...
Sanctuary's Assistant Editor Purva Variyar reviews Andrea Wulfs award-winning book 'The Invention of Nature'.

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Book Review: The Hidden Life Of T...
Sanctuary's Assistant Editor Purva Variyar reviews Peter Wohlleben's book The Hidden Life of Trees.

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Meet Koustubh Sharma
A Senior Regional Ecologist with the Snow Leopard Trust, Koustubh Sharma has worked in some of the remotest and toughest terrains in the world

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The Anthropocene River
The once-wild and invincible Brahmaputra river ceding to assault of man, in lyrical prose.

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Run Rhino Run
A look at the future of just-about-surviving descendants of horned behemoth- woolly rhino.

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One Million Snakebites
A Report on prioritising and supporting antivenom research in a land prone to snakebites.

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Big Blue, Tall Green
Migrants to the Andaman Islands, Chetana Purushotham and Krishna Anujan find themselves enamoured by the deep,

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