Survival of the Fittest – What You Need to Know

Have you ever pondered what will you do to survive in the event of the apocalypse or simply being stranded with or without any gear to fend for yourself in the wilderness? Even if you have not or ever will be in any of these situations, it’s still good to know and it makes for great reference material when writing your novel. Who doesn’t like the drama and suspense of adventure and survival in the wild? So look no further, herein lies a link to several articles to educate yourself before anything like that happens.

Books available on Amazon.ca

Articles via HowStuffWorks.ca

Geared Up – What you will need:

How to Use a Handheld GPS

How to Use a Flare Gun

How to Use a Survival Knife

How Reverse Osmosis Desalinators Work

How Space Blankets Work

Top 10 Survival Tools

Top 5 Everyday Items You Can Repurpose in a Survival Scenario

Geography:

How to Survive in the Jungle

How Desert Survival Works

How to Find True North

Shelter/Defense:

How to Start a Fire Without a Match

How to Build a Shelter

What natural weapons could I find in the wilderness?

Food:

How to Find Water in the Wild

5 Ways to Snare Dinner in the Wild

How can I tell if a bug is edible?

What is the universal edibility test?

Health:

How to Avoid Hypothermia

Natural Threats / Distaster Scenarios:

10 Ways to Survive a Snowstorm

How to Survive a Storm in the Middle of the Woods

How to Survive the Freezing Cold

How long can you survive adrift in the ocean?

How to Survive a Plane Crash

How to Survive a Shipwreck

How to Survive a Sinking Ship

What do I do if I fall overboard?

Dealing with Wild Animals:

How to Survive a Grizzly Bear Attack

15 Tips for Surviving a Bear Encounter

15 Tips for Surviving a Shark Attack

How to Treat a Bat Bite

How to Treat a Snake Bite

Interesting Tidbits:

Top 5 Survival Signals

How do you send a smoke signal? (In case you feel like going native)

How Search and Rescue Works

How the Coast Guard Foundation Works

Now test your new-found skills: The Ultimate Survival Skills Quiz

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