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Mumbai’s Battle To Save Aarey Continues

Manish Gadia, founder of Save Aarey campaign, throws light on the tussle between the government and the people over proposed ‘development’ plans in Aarey Colony.

Dankuni In Distress!

Despite a recent High Court order to protect the Dankuni wetlands in West Bengal, without public pressure we could lose these wetlands to land sharks.

Unhappy Feet – Humboldt Penguins Should Not Be Exhibited In A Zoo For Human Entertainment

Say No! to imprisoning Humboldt Penguins - found naturally in Peru and Chile, in Mumbai’s Byculla Zoo.

Stop The Sand Mafia!

Steps need to be taken to combat the illegal sand mafia in India, and they need to be taken urgently.

Let Rajaji Be!

The Rishikesh ashram in the core area of the Rajaji Tiger Reserve, where the iconic band, The Beatles, once stayed, has been opened to the public in disregard of wildlife laws.

Elephant Graveyard

In the eastern state of Odisha, a quiet carnage is claiming the lives of wild elephants. Since the year 2000, an estimated 150 of these giants have been killed by electrocution, either intentional or ‘accidental’.

The Tiger Temple Takedown

Sanctuary Asia launches the #TigerTempleTakedown, a campaign developed to build awareness on the neglect, abuse and illegal trade of tigers at Thailand's Tiger Temple.

CITES, Don’t ‘CoP’ Out On The Rhino!

South Africa’s proposal to legalise the rhino horn trade is a regressive step in the bloody battle to protect these ancient mammals. The proposal must be vociferously opposed and defeated at the upcoming Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) 17th Conference of Parties (CoP) meeting. Rhino horn is expensive; more expensive than gold and cocaine. It is deadly; in 2014, in South Africa, home…

Save Aarey!

In Mumbai, a city of teeming millions, isolated pockets of wilderness struggle relentlessly to purify the air, moderate the climate, protect watersheds and provide much-needed recreational space to the city weary. Adjoining Mumbai’s famous leopard-bearing Sanjay Gandhi National Park is the Aarey Milk Colony – a little-known forest of immense worth, and one that is today in danger of being mutilated under the guise…

Don’t Cut Through Coorg!

The construction of a power line threatens to rip apart Coorg’s finest forests. Sanctuary urges its readers to write demanding that alternatives to this destruction be examined.

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