Survival Skills

In case you're ever trapped in the wilderness or lost in the woods, you'll be glad you read these survival articles.

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Wilderness Survival For Dummies

Published 07-07-2009

<p><b><i>Learn to:</i></b> <ul> <li>Use survival techniques to stay alive on land or at sea</li> <li>Understand basic navigation</li> <li>Find enough water and food</li> <li>Signal for help and get rescued</li> </ul> <p><b>Your one&#45;stop guide to surviving and enjoying the Great Outdoors</b> <p>Want to know how to stay alive in extreme situations&#63; This practical, accurate guide gives you all the expert, field&#45;tested tools and techniques you need to survive. Whether you find yourself lost in the woods, adrift on a life raft, bitten by a snake, or needing shelter in cold weather, this hands&#45;on resource teaches you how to stay safe &#40;and sane&#41;, find rescue, and live to tell the tale&#33; <ul> <li><b>Know the basics of survival &#151;</b> perform life&#45;saving first aid, make fire and shelter, and find water and food</li> <li><b>Manage your emotions &#151;</b> cope with panic and anger, get the &#34;survivor&#39;s attitude,&#34; and foster cooperation and hope with others</li> <li><b>Increase your chances of rescue &#151;</b> signal for help and navigate using a compass or the sky</li> <li><b>Practice expert survival methods &#151;</b> tie essential knots, craft your own weapons and tools, and make natural remedies</li> <li><b>Gain wisdom for water emergencies &#151;</b> stay afloat when your ship or boat sinks, avoid dehydration and starvation, and make it to shore</li> </ul> <p><b>Open the book and find:</b> <ul> <li>Common survival scenarios you may encounter</li> <li>Tried&#45;and&#45;tested advice for individuals or groups</li> <li>The items you need to stay alive</li> <li>Basic orientation skills</li> <li>Ways to keep warm or cool</li> <li>The best methods for building a fire in any environment</li> <li>What you can &#40;and can&#39;t&#41; eat and drink in the wild</li> <li>True stories of survival</li> </ul>

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