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The 14 DIY Survival Shelters You Need To Know To Survive Anything. Basic Survival Skills. Survival Lab: Emergency Water - Backpacker. Guidelines and cooking tips - Solar Cooking - Wikia. [Note: The recipes on this Wiki have been developed for the simple solar box cookers with one reflector which cook at temperatures between 120 °C (248 °F) and 150 °C (302 °F).

Guidelines and cooking tips - Solar Cooking - Wikia

Recipes may need to be adapted when cooking with solar panel cookers and parabolic cookers.] Guidelines by food type COOKED DRIED CEREALS AND GRAINS - (barley, corn, millet, oats, quinoa, rice, wheat) : 2 hours. Solar Cooker. It’s exciting to see how much attention solar cooking is getting these days.

Solar Cooker

After all, what better way to harness the power of the sun than to use it for heat? And what better way to use heat than to cook delicious, nutricious food with zero use of fossil fuels? South African Company Designs Unique Solar Cooker. Household pollution kills more than 4 million people each year.

South African Company Designs Unique Solar Cooker

Most of these fatalities are in the developing world, mostly in Africa. Many people die from inhaling smoke from cooking over wood or coal stoves. Solar cookers could be the answer, and a pair of inventors in South Africa have made some improvements to the technology. Ground zero for the initiative is the SunFire company in Johannesburg. Moving a big metal frame with a panel of 48 mirrors attached to it, Sunfire’s solar power technologist Crosby Menzies describes the contraption. “It is four square meters of mirrors, six to eight meters in length; it is quite a large cooker. The South African designed Sol-4 solar thermal cooker consists of an array of 48 mirrors that reflect the sun and generate heat. Survive Nature - Techniques for Surviving in every Natural Environment.

When you find yourself lost in the forest, you should be alert to the fact that there are predators and they are dangerous.

Survive Nature - Techniques for Surviving in every Natural Environment

Try to fashion a spear or knife out of branches to use as protection. Among the many predators to watch out for, bears are the most dangerous (especially Grizzlies): Black Bears: If you see a black bear 50 yards away or more, then keep your distance and continue hiking always making sure to not get closer. If you happen to come across the bear and it doesn't see you, then carefully walk away and talk loudly to alert the bear to your presence. Grizzly Bears: If you come into direct contact with a Grizzly bear, avoid eye contact. Poisonous Plants. Plants basically poison on contact, ingestion, or by absorption or inhalation.

Poisonous Plants

They cause painful skin irritations upon contact, they cause internal poisoning when eaten, and they poison through skin absorption or inhalation in respiratory system. Many edible plants have deadly relatives and look-alikes. Preparation for military missions includes learning to identify those harmful plants in the target area.

Positive identification of edible plants will eliminate the danger of accidental poisoning. World's Best Survivalism HowTo's « How-To News. How to Read a Compass. Navigation by way of compass may seem daunting at first to a beginner, but this trepidation shouldn’t stand in the way of learning to use one.

How to Read a Compass

Essential First Aid Item: Activated Carbon. Activated carbon, in powdered form, should be in every medicine cabinet and first aid kit.

Essential First Aid Item: Activated Carbon

It is also known as activated charcoal. It is used around the world as a universal antidote for hundreds of poisons, including arsenic, mercury, pesticides, strychnine, warfarin, hemlock, E. Herbal First Aide. Insect Bites & Stings Essential Oils – Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Lavender Mix any or all with a little Olive or vegetable oil and apply Cedar Wood Essential oil – kills houseflies, mosquitoes, and cockroaches in a concentration of 1 % Poultice: Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, & Lavender Essential Oil mixed with clay, add a bit of water to make a paste and put on the site.

Herbal First Aide

Apple Cider Vinegar – straight on the bite with cotton ball…(wasps) Baking Soda – make a paste with water Put Penny on the bite and hold for a few minutes. Simple Survival Tips -Treating Minor Sprains and Strained Muscles. During a crisis or a disaster, you may find yourself experiencing some very simple medical problems for which normal medical treatment may not be readily available.

Simple Survival Tips -Treating Minor Sprains and Strained Muscles

One of the more common and frequent conditions you may experience are sprained joints or muscle strain. There is a simple solution to these problems. What’s the solution? It’s raw potato juice. Potatoes contain several helpful and beneficial properties and are one of the most widely consumed vegetables. Applied externally, raw potato juice can be quite helpful in treating swelling and other disorders which may affect the joints and muscles of your body. Got potato? Staying above the water line! 7 Rock Climbing Knots Every Guy Should Know. There are a lot of cool things about rock climbing, from the full-body fitness required to make it up many climbs, to the incredible ways that climbers can manage to keep their bodies on the rock, but one of the most underrated things about climbing has got to be the knots.

7 Rock Climbing Knots Every Guy Should Know

Camping Knots for Wilderness Survival. By Filip Tkaczyk Knowing how to tie good camping knots is an invaluable skill in wilderness survival situations. Survival and zombie.