Raymond "Ray" Mears (Born February 7, 1964) is a British writer and broadcaster TV, an expert on the art of survival in extreme environments. Survival expert Ray Mears travels to different corners of the planet. He will teach you not only see the beauty of wildlife, but also to take away everything you need to survive. As a true master of his craft, he does not miss the opportunity to learn from the locals. Virtually every series are wonderful and understand examples of survival under these conditions untrained people.
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The fundamental is the principle that the resources of the biosphere must be operated without a general decrease in its productivity, and without prejudice to the environment. That's the minimum, because, as you know, in many cases, humanity is faced with the need to restore the lost productivity of the biosphere and the properties of the ecological environment.
However temporary, local lowering of productivity of individual types of resources and land biosphere inevitable. For example, clear-cutting of forests necessarily cause a drop in productivity of a plot of forest land. But it Read more [...]
The forest is very rich foods, particularly plant. Wood - the main part of the organic matter of any forest community. Stocks of the green parts of plants and their quality vary greatly for different forest types and the different seasons of the year. Only in the jungle, and partly in the forest, these figures are stable.
Not only the supply of green fodder, but their character in different climatic zones have serious differences. Foliage tropical rain forests are mostly rude and from our human point of view is not good to eat, and there is almost no grass. Slightly better in dry forests, Read more [...]
Create an emergency stock of food - a very important event. It eliminates the risk of dying of starvation. Harvest and store food - not an easy task. But this is quite feasible.Freeze
In cold climates, winter and keep the product by freezing them.Desiccation
Vegetable products can be dried in the wind, the sun, the air, and fire, or a combination of both. The purpose of this treatment - the moisture evaporates.Berries and wild fruit can be dried in the air, the sun, the wind and the fire with smoke or not. Cut the fruit into thin slices and place them in the sun or near the fire. Read more [...]
Who does not know the most fragrant and most exquisite of them springs flowers - flowers lily /
In Latin, lily of the valley called konvallyariya mayyalis (Conval laria majalis), which means "lily of the valleys, blooming in May." This is a poetic name lily can be read on many prescription.
If you ask at the pharmacy "konvallyariyu mayyalis" you will landyshevye drop. They are used as a medicine, schee regulating heart function, soothing palpitations.
Lily of the valley flowers are not only on the drops, but also for the manufacture of perfume cologne and soap.
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Shrubs 5-15 cm high. Distribution: European part (south-east), West and East Siberia (south). Information available for the N. erinaceum (Pall.) Bunge.
Contains alkaloids to 0.1% iadz. h ustaiovleiioy structure. Sapoiiiy found 0.1%.
Drug (nadz. hours). Indications - diseases of the cardiovascular system: hypertension, hypertensive crisis, diseases of the skin and subcutaneous fat: with skin diseases, infections / infestations: fungal infections of the scalp.
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Bear Grylls served in the SAS special forces is an expert on survival in extreme environments. In these films, he shows how to survive the dangers of nature itself. Bear shows survival skills are the most extreme way. Throw it out of a helicopter from a height of 2000 meters and in addition it has a parachute carrying only a knife and flint. He has to find food, water, direction, shelter. On the way Beara will rise: scorpions karakurt, cobras, rhinos, piranhas, sharks, elephants, bears, lions, and the unbearable cold and hellish heat.
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The most difficult conditions of orientation and location of the road to housing arise when an accident or disaster occurred in completely unfamiliar terrain and other climate-habitat. In this case, several other rules to detect and find the correct path of the.
So, after you get our bearings, identified by the horizon, and at least some have imagined, in what part of the world, the region and the country are (using their basic knowledge of geography - topography, vegetation type, etc.) You can select and direction.
At the beginning of the movement is advisable to choose ahead of two clearly Read more [...]
The greatest damage Losin livestock cause wolves and bears. Wolverines and lynx, too, of course, active predators, often attacking moose, but the predatory activities of these animals are usually directed to other, smaller in size, types of victims.
Elk are killed by predators in these difficult times in life, during the deep snow or ice crust when the victims are not only young, but also adults.
Wolves usually bite to death young moose on adult animals, they almost do not attack. Wolves are very smart animals and without extreme need not risk lives.
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Series 2: Guardian of the gate
Participants must prove that they are strong enough to climb from the advanced camp to "North Col" in less than five hours. Otherwise, the head of Russell Brice will not allow them to continue participating in the climb. Bouts of bronchitis and other ailments associated with height, forced to think about the need to return some of the participants back to the base camp. While the rest of the participants continue to adapt and six Sherpa guides, the team of Russell, pulling ropes, equipment and oxygen, which is half the weight of their body weight, sent Read more [...]
Numerous design braking devices suffer from one drawback - they are removable. Make skis glide bad - is simple enough. You can spread them in the cold ointment thaw tie bottom climbing cats, to impose on the sliding surface of ropes, straps, belts. But all this will have to do in the cold, in the wind, and then in the same situation to shoot.
Almost alternation climbs and descents, even more than once in 2 hours, "refurbishment" do not ski - raised by conventional methods.
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We know that the hunting grounds have a certain capacity, which for each species of animals and birds is a combination of specific environmental factors - supply of food, protective and breeding conditions, the presence of enemies and competitors, etc. and container lands and the number of animals in the wild - values fickle experiencing significant fluctuations.
It would be logical to assume that hunting economy interested in the most complete use of the natural properties of the hunting grounds. However, in practice, the actual number of different types of potential is always lower. Most Read more [...]
It instructed me to reflect on the means of hunting without a gun and without the usual fishing gear. After the sticks, clubs, maces, spears bow is the oldest human weapons. And to this day in the jungle planet arrows fly, killing or injuring those whom they are intended. Yes, in our Siberian forests are some places local hunters use bow belkovaniya and production of game birds. Make these weapons are not that complicated. Remember, as in Pushkin's tale of Tsar Saltan, in kotor.oy Tsarevich Guidon hunting equipment makes these things: "With the cross strap pulled the silk bow oak. Read more [...]
Large, 40-100 (120) cm tall, perennial fern with a thick rhizome and bokalchato located deep green lanceolate or oblong twice pinnatisect leaves with short petioles. Leaf petiole and the stem up to the very top are usually densely covered with light brown membranous scales. Segments of the plate of the first order linear-lanceolate, deeply pinnate, stand-drawn tip, with oblong obtuse and blunt-toothed segments of second order. Sori located on the bottom of the legs are covered with leaves and segments reniform bract. Spores mature in June and August.
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Common names: chest grass, the infirm, gourd heart.
Description. Herbaceous perennial creeping plant height of 20-40 cm lower leaves long, upper - sessile, lobes rounded, crenate-serrate. The flowers are small, yellowish, crowded in the glomeruli. Blooms in June and July.
Occurs on forests, forest clearings, forest edges, meadows.
In folk medicine uses herbs and leaves cuff.
The chemical composition has not been studied. It is known that it is rich in tannins, vitamin C, contains carotenoids, flavonoids, and colorants.
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It is well known that diet plays an important role in human life. Important and catering during the tourist trip, when you have a long time to bear behind the backpack, carry bivouac work tolerate cold or heat. If a complete rest to maintain vital people spend on average about 1 kilocalorie (kcal) per hour per 1 kg of body weight, during the movement of the march with a rucksack weighing 10-15 kg, these costs increased to 400 calories per hour. The average day in easy walking across the plain young tourist spends 2.5 - 3 thousand calories. For a normal state of health, which guarantees the Read more [...]
Good sources of water in the desert are the rivers, reservoirs, irrigation canals, irrigation in the oases. However, it should be remembered that in the oasis water is often dirty or unpleasant taste, has a lot of solids and rich in microorganisms. It can only be consumed after boiling treatment (sedimentation) and disinfection.
Search for water in the desert is difficult, but not hopeless. It is only necessary to know the signs of its location, and have patience. Cost sometimes dig deeper in the valley of the old dry riverbed or in a hollow at the foot of the dune on the leeward side - and Read more [...]
Alaska to survive the latest features / Alaska: Surviving the Last Frontier / The Alaska Experiment / Season 1 / Episode 54 groups of people decide to leave their familiar world and try to live in harsh conditions in the wild within 3 months in Alaska. They will be isolated, and face the challenge of survival. They will be 100 km in the most extreme conditions on the planet trying to get back to civilization. This is a tedious trial will take at least a month. They will fight hunger, fatigue, and severe winter. They have provided the necessary equipment and conducted a 3-day training. They Read more [...]
In the Middle Ages, in the towns and villages of wooden houses le pilis closely together. Roofs were often decorated with iron spinel lyami or weather vanes with roosters, horses and various arms. In Tallinn, has since remained on the spire of the medieval town hall weather vane - a knight with lance, known as the "Old Thomas" ..
In the storm often lightning strikes in one of the houses - in fire and the whole block, and sometimes half the city burned.
Emperor Charles the Great issued a law that ordered all citizens: "Everyone should keep over his house ..." lovis barba Read more [...]
Reliable commonly used unit (Fig. 1). If you need to how to pull the rope, then this node great help to do it. He usually keeps good traction. But if you want to be completely confident in the strength of bovine host, add polushtyk (Fig. 2). Bovine unit is essential for motorists: when binding things to the boot this node polushtykom reliably Completes fixing. True, the rain soaked cow node is not always easy to untie. To avoid this, the tying runner polushtyka fold in half (Fig. 3). This site is reliable and easily and quickly untied in all conditions.
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