Environment Day

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

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Dia Mirza Makes Her Directorial Debut With A Public Service Film For Kids For Tigers

Taking her commitment to championing causes connected with nature to the next level, actor and producer, Dia Mirza has now made her directorial debut by directing a Public Service film on the occasion of Global Tiger Day, 2016. Read More

International Conservation Organisations Call For An End To Tiger Farming, Trade

On Global Tiger Day this year, 45 NGOs are raising the alarm of increasing tiger poaching and call for ending all tiger farming and tiger trade. Read More

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

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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…

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Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve

Photo: Dhritiman Mukherjee/Sanctuary Asia.Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, located in the Chandrapur district of ...