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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Meet Ranjit Barthakur
Born in 1954 in Jorhat, Assam, to a family of lawyers, his childhood was imbued with Indian values and regular exposure to international issues...

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Meet Hemendra Kothari
Kothari speaks with Bittu Sahgal about his concern for the future of the tiger, about climate change and the battle between developers and environmentalists.

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Salim Ali: An Appreciation by Bit...
Bittu Sahgal writes a heartfelt personal ode to Sálim Ali, filled with nostalgia, anecdotes and fond memories of the beloved Birdman of India.

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Silent Valley: Whispers of Reason
The ‘Save Silent Valley movement is one of the most hard-fought environmental victories in India. It brought together people from all walks of life in a struggl

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New Eyes in a Dark Forest
Back-of-beyond Arunachal Pradesh! We had heard so much about the magic and rich biodiversity of this land....

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tripura with links to Sepahijhala

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The Forgotten Prophet
Bittu Sahgal writes about the late M.K.Gandhi and what he would have to say of the nation's governance's apathy towards our natural wealth.

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National (In?)Action Plan On Clim...
Normally missing the bus is not such a major problem, because you can always catch the next one.

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Meet Fateh Singh Rathore
About Fateh Singh Rathore and his love for tigers.

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Meet Prerna Singh Bindra
Prerna Bindra quintessential woman in a man's world was presented Sanctuary-ABN AMRO Wildlife Service Award in 2007 for the protection of wild animals.

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The Crime Web
B.K. Sharma reveals here the shocking scale at which wildlife contraband traders use the internet with impunity, at the cost of rare and endangered species.

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Defending Paradise An inside stor...
In the core area of the Periyar Tiger Reserve, foot patrols are our primary defence strategy. It is a tough job because apart from the arduous terrain.

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