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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Anjaneri in Jeopardy
The biodiversity-rich rocky plateau of Anjaneri, Nashik, the only conservation reserve for vultures in India, is threatened by a proposed 14 km. long road!

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The Science of Cheetah Conservati...
Dr. Laurie Marker about cheetah conservation in Africa, translocation protocols and the potential of the India's Project Cheetah to save the species.

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Hunting Taboos and Conservation i...
Scholar Sahil Nijhawan and budding researcher Achili Mihu, an Idu Mishmi and Sahil's field assistant pen an insightful paper on hunting taboos and conservation.

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China Urged to End Commercial Tra...
Twenty-seven NGOs from India, Vietnam, USA, UK, Canada, South Africa, and Germany published urge China to amend laws to protect wildlife.

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Autumn Thoughts
Fascinated by the transition of the seasons, Sanctuary Asia Executive Editor Lakshmy Raman marvels at the brilliance of fall colours that grace the western USA.

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Mountain to Muck
Priyadarshini Patel writes about road construction projects in the Himalaya that threaten wildlife and will potentially exacerbate natural disaster.

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Thinking Pink
When Delhi residents found an injured Greater Flamingo in a park, they immediately called Wildlife SOS and Delhi Zoo, who came to the beautiful bird’s rescue...

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In Nagarahole with Tigers and Ele...
he moist and dry deciduous forests of Nagarahole have attracted throngs of wildlife lovers from across the world.

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Turtle-y Awesome
India is a turtle ‘hotspot’, one of the three highest turtle-rich countries in the world. Rhea Arya and Anuja Mital share some facts about them.

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The Dibru And Dihing Landscapes
In far-eastern Assam, two contrasting landscapes are havens for birdwatchers – one is a mix of grassland and wetland while the other is a rainforest.

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Birding In The Middle Andamans
A forest rich in endemics is every birder’s dream. Island endemism, a concept put forth by Robert H. MacArthur and E.O. Wilson

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IPBES Report on Escaping the Era...
Future pandemics will emerge more often, spread more rapidly, do more damage to the world economy, warns the latest IPBES report.

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