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  • Sanctuary Asia - Latest Issue The Sanctuary Wildlife Awards 2017

    Vol XXXVII No. 12, December 2017

    On the Cover

    When Nature’s narrative turns despairing, these individuals bring us stories of hope, inspire us to be resilient and remind us that it is a planet worth fighting for. Sanctuary is committed to honouring these trailblazers, year after year, for we believe they drive the change we need.

    Photographer

    Jaisal Singh

Cover Story

Wildlife Photography In Transition

Kalyan VarmaInvolved in fostering a community of photographers and wildlife conservationists, Kalyan Varma is a recipient of numerous awards including the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 in the plants category, best in Animal Behaviour in Poral el Planeta and Sanctuary’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2005.
Feature

Tourism’s Potential For Conservation

When well-managed, tourism, unlike most industries, can create a thriving economy that is not dependent on the one-time consumption of natural resources – one where the local communities can become active partners both in tourism and in nature conservation, writes Joanna Van Gruisen.

Conservation

A Kingdom Restored

Reiterating the importance of securing habitats as Protected Areas for wildlife, Sheren Shrestha shares the success story behind the resurgence of the Banke National Park in Nepal and the subsequent revival of tiger numbers.

Commentary

War Of The Worlds

The handsome bezoar ibex Capra aegagrus aegagrus is the wild ancestor of the domestic goat that has helped sustain pastoral communities across the globe for millennia.

Scaly Tales

Giri’s Bronzeback Tree Snake

Rahul Alvares describes the Giri’s bronzeback snake and explains why it has been classified as a separate species.

Talkin' Tigers

In The Garden

Jennifer Scarlott on all of the ways that the beauty of the world we live in makes itself seen and heard, touched and smelled, in the smallest, most ordinary and often fleeting moments.

Did You Know?

Elephant Beetles

Elephant beetles are one of the largest-known group of beetles on Earth!