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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Seeing red
Striking colour in coral snakes and their possible mimics, kukri snakes

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Shark Gods - Seeing Is Believing
Scuba instructor and Executive Director of ReefWatch Marine Conservation, Nayantara Jain pays eloquent homage to the ocean's apex predators.

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Noa-Dehings White-bellied Herons
Gopinathan Maheswaran of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) who led the first-ever study on the foraging and nesting habits of the critically endangered

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Bhagajang: A High-Altitude Wetlan...
Sandhya Sekar writes about a high-altitude wetland in Arunachal Pradesh, and the field biologists working to protect this Eastern Himalaya biodiversity hotspot.

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The Bhubaneswar Bird Walks
Anirudh Nair writes about an organisation's mission to introduce Odisha's citizens to the state's avian wonders and create a community of birding enthusiasts.

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Narendra Modi's Development Plan?...
In his open letter to PM Narendra Modi, Bittu Sahgal stresses that he must steer India away from the ecological precipice towards which it is resolutely headed.

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EIA Resource And Response Centre
The recently-appointed Union Minister for Environment and Forests Veerappa Moily is on a project-clearing spree.

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Manglu Baiga: Kanha's Legendary M...
Bittu Sahgal writes an ode to the legendary tracker of Kanha.

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Nature Needs Half: A Hopeful New...
Harvey Locke explains the idea behind the Nature Needs Half movement that proposes that at least half of the natural world needs to be protected.

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An insight into the secret family life of a remarkable Pench tigress

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Owls Of The Forests Edge
Prashanth M.B., M. Mathivanan and T. Ganesh share observations from a survey of owls in the Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve.

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The Wildlife Crime Nexus
Samir Sinha writes about one of India's worst kept secrets… the link between the illegal wildlife trade and the narcotics and arms networks.

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