How To Survive On A Tropical Island

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Surviving on a deserted tropical island

Being stranded on a deserted tropical island is not ideal for most people, especially if you are alone. Although many people who end up in these situations get rescued, it is still important to know five essential tips to survive. Giving purpose to items often ignored and utilizing all available resources is vital.

Water is an extremely important essential to surviving, water makes up more than two-thirds of our body weight and works in many different ways to maintain our body's health, stabilize our metabolism, and keeping digestion in order. A reason why the island you are stranded on is deserted might be ...

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that creates lots of smoke is recommended. Using dead and dry palm leaves creates a thicker more noticeable smoke. Collecting dry tinder from trees is helpful, especially hibiscus tree's, which are common on most Pacific islands. A fire is also important for cooking food, staying warm and keeping the insects away.

As for food, fishing is an obvious go to. But remain cautious of the types of fish you eat. Stay away from fish with spikes or abnormal structures. Fish are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, they reduce blood pressure; they are rich in protein, vitamin D, calcium and many minerals. If you have hunting skills you could also go hunting, there is likely to be boars on the island and a variety of other meaty animals.

Building a shelter is vital; it needs to be done before dark. That way you do not have to go snooping through a forest in the middle of the night in which you have no idea what lies ahead. Find a spot that provides protection from the wind, sunlight, and ...

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Added: 2/17/2014 05:57:43 PM
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Category: Geography
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