Environment Day

A very sketchy, not-so-cheerful, truth-telling Sanctuary Asia report by Bittu Sahgal and Lakshmy Raman.

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NIF ‘True Legend’ Award For Bittu Sahgal

At the recently concluded Nature In Focus Festival (NIF) held in Bengaluru, Sanctuary’s founder-editor Bittu Sahgal was honoured with the ‘True Legend’ Award. The award was introduced for the first… Read More

WildSeve: Addressing Human-Wildlife Conflict In India

Addressing human-wildlife conflicts is one of the major challenges in wildlife conservation today. Previous research by Dr. Krithi K. Karanth, a conservation scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS, New York)… Read More

TRAFFIC Report: Otters In Grave Danger

In a shocking report by TRAFFIC that analyzed illegal otter trade in Asia, it was found that 167 otter seizures were recorded from 15 Asian countries between 1980 and July 2015. These seizures involved almost 6000 individual… Read More

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A Somewhat Desultory Philippic On The Occasion Of World Environment Day

It should be a day to celebrate the planet. This year, Bittu Sahgal and Lakshmy Raman felt forced to remind India that we are being deflected from the true purpose of life by hurtling blindly…


A Funeral Of Giants

On a solemn day in Kenya, Vivek Menon watches tonnes of ivory go up in flames and pays touching tribute to the giants that were felled for the misplaced value of their tusks.

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Meet Kartik Shukul

Young, sparky and focused, Nagpur-based Kartik Shukul, one of India’s leading experts on the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, currently serves as Special Counsel for the Forest Departments of Maharashtra and Madhya…

Featured Destinations

Kaziranga National Park

Photo: T. Shivanandappa.Situated in Nagaon and Golaghat districts of Assam on the southern bank of the Brahma...