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A wilderness fire may save your life one day.

Here’s a YouTube video on making an upside down fire. No, the flames don’t shoot down instead of up. They leap up as usual.

The difference is in the way you stack the wood. The proponents of this method aver that this fire type is self sustaining.

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Crossing a Stream Safely

Purify Your Water or Not?

Duct Tape for Blisters

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Helping Kids Care For the Earth – Ideas For Earth Day and Beyond

Researchers are now saying that simply getting kids outside in nature may be the most effective way to raise their awareness of environmental issues. Suddenly, these problems that they hear about on the news and in the classroom have a …

Publish Date: 01/25/2010 16:46

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EEC Science & Nature Program for Children | Somerset Hills InJersey

Tree House Gang is an afternoon program series that will introduce children to science and nature through an enhanced learning program incorporating outdoor hikes, hands-on activities, interaction with live animals, and crafts. …

Publish Date: 01/24/2010 21:00

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An Open Letter to James Cameron | Psychology Today

An Open Letter to James Cameron By Richard Louv…

Publish Date: 01/24/2010 10:11

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Here is an article on choosing a backpacking stove. It concentrates on different models according to the fuel that they burn. For instance, some burn white gas and others burn propane.

Carrying and using a backpacking stove in the wilderness is an environmentally wise choice. It is also much more convenient than having to search for wood to burn and lighting a fire after a long and tiring hike. Besides, to reduce the risk of forest fires, the United States and Canada have restricted the use of campfires in much of the backcountry.

Here’s the rest of the Stove Review Article.

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Backpacking Stoves Review

Outdoors Tips and Issues

Treating for Shock in the Wilderness