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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Book Review: Jangala The Mystical...
Book Review Bittu Sahgal reviews Lara and Siddharth Morakhia’s Jãñgala – The Mystical Jungles of India, a testament to Indian heritage and luxury bookmaking.

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A Failed COP27 Commits To Loss An...
A Failed COP27 Commits to Loss and Damage Shailendra Yashwant with (not-so-happy) updates from the recently concluded COP27, held in Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt.

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Haiderpur: A Paradise Along The M...
Manisha Bisht, Rounak Patra, Sipu Kumar and Amit Kumar share their insights from a field survey of one of the Ganga river’s massive floodplain wetlands.

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'Meet Sanctuary's New Project Lea...
Mud on Boots Meet Sanctuary’s new Project Leaders and read about the work they have quietly been implementing…with real mud on their boots!

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The Special, Spatial Lives Of Amp...
The Special, Spatial Lives of Amphibians Deyatima Ghosh and Neelavar Ananthram Aravind explain how amphibians efficiently use egocentric..

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Bauxite Mining Threatens World Na...
Bauxite Mining Threatens World Natural Heritage Sites in Maharashtra Rohan Bhate (Shah) on why open cast bauxite mining in the Koyna and Radhanagari.

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Bringing The Cheetah Back To Indi...
Bringing the Cheetah Back to India A detailed explanation of the controversial decision to reintroduce cheetahs in India.

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Close Encounters Of The Scale-Y K...
Close Encounters of the Scale-y Kind Trishala Ashok writes about how a morning walk with the Irula people opened her eyes to how snakes are misunderstood.

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Plant Pirates
Plant Pirates Soham Kacker explains the highly sophisticated strategies employed by Cuscuta or dodder, one of the world’s most unique parasitic plants.

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Stories of Human Wildlife Relatio...
As part of WWF-India’s programme to reduce economic losses communities face due to human-wildlife conflicts, the authors examined HWC in snow leopard habitat.

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Meet Dr. Vibhu Prakash
Meet Dr. Vibhu Prakash Bittu Sahgal in conversation with wildlife biologist Dr. Vibhu Prakash, winner of Sanctuary’s Lifetime Wildlife Service Award 2022.

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The Sanctuary Wildlife Awards 202...
The Sanctuary Wildlife Service Awards honours eight men and women from across India, who have been unhesitatingly nurturing India's wildernesses.

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