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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Notes from a Bubophile
M. Eric Ramanujam's fascination with Indian Eagle-owls, provides Sanctuary Asia readers with clues on how to better protect both the species and its habitats,

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From Nainadevi To Nandhaur
Freshly initiated into the world of wildlife conservation, Vaishali Rawat goes on a meandering journey through northern Kumaons precious forests.

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Eurasian Eagle Owl or Indian Eagl...
Eurasian Eagle Owl or Indian Eagle Owl? Bubophile M. Eric Ramanujam helps Sanctuary readers figure out what sets the two apart.

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Swamped Reason
The coasts are becoming more threatening as time is passing by.

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Conservation Photography
The image as armour

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Encounter with Lady and Luck
Recent sighting of a tigress with her cubs at the Satpura Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh.

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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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