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9 Ways to Make Fire Without Matches

9 Ways to Make Fire Without Matches
What Should I Do? Videos that teach us other methods of creating fire by Jason Wiskerchen Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 8:38 PM As we look at preparing for uncertain times, we seek to have the resources on hand to weather the storm and be more resilient in our daily lives. Knowledge and skills acquisition is a topic that resonates greatly with the Peak Prosperity community. Yes, yes – matches and lighters are bountiful and cheap. So here I present the nine great video tutorials on how to start a fire without the use of matches or lighters. Friction-Based Fire Making Bow Drill The bow drill is probably the easiest of the friction-based methods, but it also requires the most components. Hand Drill It's a bit more work than the bow-drill method, but the hand drill is an effective way to start a fire going if you don't have access to cordage or the other components of the bow-drill system. Fire Plough Flint and Steel Generic Flint and Steel Striker with Char Cloth To make char cloth: Lens-Based Methods Related:  how do humans survive in the rainforest?

how to make a fire how to make a safe shelter ? food Rain forest information for school kids Every year an area of rainforest the size of New Jersey is cut down and destroyed. The plants and animals that used to live in these forests either die or must find a new forest to call their home. Why are rainforests being destroyed? Humans are the main cause of rainforest destruction. wood for both timber and making fires; agriculture for both small and large farms; land for poor farmers who don't have anywhere else to live; grazing land for cattle; pulp for making paper; road construction; andextraction of minerals and energy. In 2005 and 2010 the Amazon experienced the worst droughts ever recorded. One of the leading causes of rainforest destruction is logging. While logging can be carried out in a manner that reduces damage to the environment, most logging in the rainforest is very destructive. Research has found that the number of species found in logged rainforest is much lower than the number found in untouched or "primary" rainforest. Overpopulation is a major concern.

Rainforest people Of the remaining forest people, the Amazon supports the largest native, or indigenous populations, although these people, too, have been impacted by the modern world. While they still depend on the forest for traditional hunting and gathering, most Amerindians, as American indigenous people are called, grow crops (like bananas, manioc, and rice), use western goods (like metal pots, pans, and utensils), and make regular trips to towns and cities to bring foods and wares to market. Still, these forest people can teach us a lot about the rainforest. Their knowledge of medicinal plants used for treating illness is unmatched, and they have a great understanding of the ecology of the Amazon rainforest. In Africa there are native forest dwellers sometimes known as pygmies. By Rhett Butler

how do they get food in the rainforest HANDBOOK FOR SURVIVAL IN THE RAINFOREST - Building a shelter First thing to look for is a convenient place. It should, if possible, in a high place, away from swamps and river banks, since you can be attacked by clouds of mosquitoes or even worse, the "manta Blanca" which is a very small mosquito, the size of a gnat and its bites cause a lot of itching. Generally the manta Blanca is most active around 5 to 7 in the evening as well as between 5 to 7 in the mornings. Protecting a person by lighting warming fires around him. Drawing 7 a Do not lie down nor set up your camp or shelter where there is a presence of humid earth or dry leaves. Drawing 7 b Do not make a shelter or set up a camp at the bottom of a ravine nor in the dry bed of a river, since heavy rains can easily flood the place in no time and pose a real danger to anybody in its way. Do not make a shelter or set up a camp under a tall tree, they are generally very old trees and a sudden gust of wind can easily cause an old dry or rotten branch to break off and fall on top of you. Drawing 7 c

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