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Survive Nature - Techniques for Surviving in every Natural Environment

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. 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. Never run from any bear. The most dangerous scenario is to be between a mother bear and her cubs. What to do if a bear attacks: Black Bears: Fight back. Insects/Spiders: Depending on which forest you are located, there are insects and spiders that are poisonous.

Survival Gear Review Top Ten Survivalist Books for 2012 Most of us want to survive the uncertainty ahead, and without a doubt, survival books can teach methods to prepare, to deal with harsh conditions, and to emerge victorious over whatever life throws our way. This begs the question - what is there to survive? Worst scenario - the Yellowstone caldera eruption! Still bad but not quite so awful - economic depression, fire, floods, earthquakes, you name it. About the image above: Camp Fire Canoe, by Ervin Molnar - You can buy this art print at This page was made by Linda Jo Martin, novelist and content writer. Almost every year people lose everything to tornadoes and hurricanes. The fact is, terrible things happen and we want to be prepared. At the end of the top ten list you'll find two bonus books that didn't make the top ten, and one of those is free!

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. In fact, once you learn how to read a compass, it will be a valued friend in the back-country — one you can always count on to help guide your steps. This guide is meant to be a general overview of the basics of learning how to read a compass, with or without a map. Compass Basics First of all, what exactly does a compass do? In addition to the floating compass needle, a compass may have a myriad of other features, but only a few are really relevant to basic orienteering. Let’s say for example that you know your home base is in a southeasterly direction, ~120 degrees of azimuth. Magnetic north or Geographic north? There is one catch, though. How to Choose a Compass Finally, you might be asking, “How do I choose the right compass for me?”

100 Items to Disappear First 100 Items to Disappear First 1. Generators (Good ones cost dearly. Gas storage, risky. of thieves; maintenance etc.) 2. Water Filters/Purifiers 3. From a Sarajevo War Survivor: Experiencing horrible things that can happen in a war - death of parents and friends, hunger and malnutrition, endless freezing cold, fear, sniper attacks. 1. MacGyver, Survivalist, or Stockpiler: The Urban Survival Skills Everyone Should Know It's your word against his.. If he ain't talkin, your word pretty much wins. Also, don't try draggin him back in your house after he's dead.. As soon as you're involved in a shooting like this, call the cops, then a lawyer.. You are so bad ass. Seriously, you're advocating shooting a potential burglar with your "Mossy, Remy or Mr. We're not all in middle school, you know, and life is not like a Die Hard movie. I don't want to kill anyone. I am not running from my house. You can be a moral coward and subject yourself to the will of a criminal, however I will suffer no such victimization. @jodark It's not cowardly to leave and certainly not morally cowardly to leave if there is an intruder in your house. Unless you were a soldier or a police officer, you have probably not faced a life or death situation, and frankly, you are likely not equipped to fight back adequately. But staying in your house just because you paid for it and everything in it?

Guest Post: All Dogs Matter Invites You to Our Annual Valentines Dog Walk! Share the love with all four-legged friends this Sunday (February 15th 2015) and come along to enjoy a morning of furry fun in aid of All Dogs Matter. [Credit: Mike Coles] The morning begins at the very dog-friendly Garden Gate pub, Hampstead. Dogs and owners meet and head off across the Heath for a romantic stroll. [Credit: Dogstar Photo] At the pub, you’ll have the chance to snap up some last minute Valentines luxuries for yourself or your canine Casanova! No pooch? The walk is around an hour long, but there is a shorter route for any older dogs that might want to retire to the pub garden a little sooner! A raffle will be drawn, with gift sets from Neals Yard, Woof & Brew Ltd, Pawpost, Bottle Green Homes, Hair of the Dog London and MORE up for grabs! You can pre-register your dog for the event by emailing with your name and your dog’s name. Registration starts at 10:30am and we set off for the walk at 11:00am. Getting There By Tube By Bus By Train

BASIC LIST OF SUGGESTED ITEMS FOR LONG TERM SURVIVAL Some people are saying we should prepare for at least 7 days, but the way things go after a hurricane, tornado, floods, loss of electricity and the fact that these disasters will continue and perhaps even get worse in coming years according to trends, one week is not enough. Some have said 7 years, but that seems too long so do what you can. Be sure to use the older stocked goods first and replace them with new. 1. Homeland Security recommends 7 days for survival, but in recent years, some people don't have electricity or heat for up to 3 weeks, so to be really safe - plan for at least 3 weeks. 2. Note: I have received arguments that boiling for longer than 5 minutes will just waste good water, but 15 minutes is safer to kill Cryptospiridium. 3. Wheat - 300 lbs. Rice - 100 lbs. Beans, Peas, Lentils, 50 lbs. each Honey or Sugar - 60 lbs. Salt - 3 lbs. Cayenne Pepper - 1 large can Herbal Seasonings Dried Milk - 80 lbs. Peanut Butter - 50 lbs. Dried Fruit Canned food, or dried (ready to mix) food

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