Ray Mears' World of Survival

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9780007163694: Ray Mears' World of Survival

Well known TV presenter Ray Mears shares his experiences from around the world to reveal how native peoples survive in some of the harshest environments on Earth.

Ray Mears is TV’s most famous and most respected authority on survival skills.

In this lavishly illustrated book originally published to tie in with his BBC TV series, Ray brings to life the survival skills used by native peoples in the most inhospitable, yet most incredible, environments on Earth.

With photographs taken from the Arctic to the Kalahari to the Australian outback this is both a practical guide to surival and an amazing journey around the world in a study of different cultures and lands.

Ray shows us how much we can learn from the skills and techniques of these ancient peoples and how these are applicable still in modern times.

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Ray Mears reveals how the ancient survival techniques of native peoples from around the world are still very much relevant and applicable in today’s modern society.

From some of the most inhospitable terrains on earth, Ray Mears shares valuable lessons in survival, lessons which have enabled people to endure the severe heat of the desert, the searing cold of the Arctic and the arid barren wastes of the outback.

Study the traditional methods, used by the Inuits of Bafin Island, for fishing and building igloo shelters.

Find out how the people of Samoa survive the dangerous cyclone season, build canoes and lure octopus from the ocean’s reef.

Discover how the bushmen of Namibia endure the severe drought of the remote bushland by tuning in to their environment.

Learn what to eat in the rainforests, and set spear traps from the Nuaulu hunters of Indonesia.

This extraordinary book offers both a practical survival guide and Ray Mears’ unique insight into ways of life which have endured for thousands of years.

About the Author:

Ray Mears is the famous TV presenter and expert on survival skills.

His TV series include Tracks and Ray Mears’ Extreme Survival.

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