SURVIVAL BLOG

What to do when you are lost

First rule of finding your way out of danger is to be absolutely certain that no one is coming to help you. Venturing out to look for unnecessary help could potentially put your and others’ life at risk. As you set out, make rock piles by making your path apparent as much as possible. Use a sharp object to carve into the trees you pass, or cut flora so that you remember your path. This way you can return back...

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Signaling for help

When out in the woods, jungle or any other landscape, a time will come when you will have to seek help. You will need to send an acoustic or a visual signal in order to be heard and/or seen from far away. An acoustic signal could be made by constructing a whistle from a tree branch. Also, hitting together rocks, stones or branches to create loud sounds so as to capture attention. The most basic means of signaling for help...

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Protecting yourself from wild animals

One of the dangers you will face while in the woods or any other terrain is the threat from wild animals. Depending on the country, climate and landscape, a number of animals might potentially cause you harm such as snakes, bears, wolves, sharks, wild cats etc. Most of the times, wild animals will not attack without reason. Many will be more afraid of you, than you of them. They will defend themselves and even more their young ones. Some, however,...

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Finding Food

When you finish searching for water, fire, and shelter, you will need to look for food. The most important rule for finding food is to make sure that what you eat is not poisonous. Our advice is to search for plants that are simple to find such as clover and dandelions. A good source of protein could be insects like crickets and larvae. If you are close to a river, lake or sea, fish, crabs, octopuses and small shells...

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Building a Shelter

Selecting the place to set up a shelter is an important survival task. We advise that you pick a level spot on the ground with a smooth surface away from rocks and stones. Locate yourself at least 100 meters away from the sea, rivers and streams to avoid getting swept away in a flood or tide. Avoid crests and unprotected edges as they can be cold and windy, as well as dry rocky areas where snakes and other poisonous...

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Starting a fire in the woods

You are stranded in the woods. There is nobody around to help you. It is getting dark and the temperature is falling. You feel cold and exhausted. You must take shelter and start a fire to keep you warm. The fire will help you cook something to eat as well as protect you from wild animals. Animals tend to be afraid of fire flames and its hot temperature. In this blog, we give guidelines in how to create fire in...

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Surviving alone in the woods – Searching for water

The task of surviving is a difficult one. Many people take life as granted and fail to plan their survival in advance. One of the toughest terrains that we might be forced to overcome is the woods. The woods can be characterized by a lack of water, food, direction, uncontrolled climatic conditions and predator threats. In this blog, we give guidelines in how you can find water in the woods. Search for water: Looking for water should be your...

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The Incredible World of Planet Survival Kits

We live in dangerous times. We don’t know what the future holds. The worse can happen as we speak. Threat is everywhere and can unexpectedly come at any moment. Natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, fires, hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones, tsunamis, mudslides and avalanches. Manmade disasters such as wars, starvation and poverty, crime, global warming, annihilation, extinction and nuclear explosions. Deadly viruses such as recently covid-19. Our survival kits will save your life. Our background in the armed forces, terrain...

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