Counting crocodiles for conservation
Bittu Sahgal

An environmental activist, writer and the founder of Sanctuary Nature Foundation. Bittu Sahgal has been dedicated towards the environment conservation cause for over three decades now. His organization, an Indian non-profit, works on environmental policies, advocacy, on-ground support and habitat management. He is also the founding editor of Sanctuary Asia, a magazine that addresses wildlife and ecological issues of today. He has authored several publications like The Sundarbans Inheritance, The Kaziranga Inheritance, and India Naturally and has also produced over 30 documentaries on ecological conservation. His columns on environment and development features in a number of English and regional language publications in India and overseas. He is involved with several global conservation campaigns and is an active member of  a range of government and non-government organization boards and committees including the Wildlife Board, Government of India. His key involvements focus around campaigns to save tigers and to highlight the connection between human rights, biodiversity conservation, deforestation, ecosystem values and climate change.