Survival Weekly – 5/12/15…

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Welcome to another edition of Survival Weekly, where the real wilderness survival “reality show” plays out everyday, in the wild places around our world. These unscripted stories will give you insight to the true threats and challenges you may face in your outdoor pursuits. So sit back, relax, and read on to get a dose of reality to sharpen your most valuable survival tool. – BPO

Featured – 

Breastmilk –  not just for babies, but thirsty survivors too!! – https://home.bt.com/news/world-news/lost-runner-drank-breast-milk-to-survive-night-in-new-zealand-wilderness-11363980489533

News – 

Heli-drone – http://www.zawya.com/middle-east/video/VID20150511061259/

Water Safety – 

Recovery of boating accident victims – http://www.myarklamiss.com/story/d/story/search-and-rescue-crews-recover-body-of-missing-bo/87440/jRKm_7gkeEa_S-_TxaQj0A

Stranded boaters rescued – http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/local-news/search-and-rescue-find-stranded-boaters-1.1930916

Sailors rescued from island –  http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/20150416_2_rescued_after_sailboat_runs_aground_on_trip_from_Lanai_to_Tahiti.html?id=300232971

Hiking – 

** For Carol** PCT hiker rescued after water sources dried up – http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/05/06/drought-hiker-pacific-crest-trail-rescue/26967587/

Lost & Injured hikers rescued –

Hunter-gatherer – 

SAR for mushroom hunter ends http://www.pjstar.com/article/20150511/NEWS/150519907

Climbing – 

Injured climber rescued – http://www.harrogateadvertiser.co.uk/news/local/climber-rescued-after-almscliffe-crag-fall-1-7253665

Vehicles – 

Injured motocross rider rescued in Desert Challenge – http://www.thenational.ae/uae/injured-swedish-motorcyclist-praises-uae-search-and-rescue-team

Small plane crash – http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/2015-05-09/pilot-dead-after-light-aircraft-crashes-off-north-stradbroke-island/1445524

Interested in learning skills to handle emergencies like the ones you read in Survival Weekly?  Check out BigPig Outdoors Survival 101 class  – http://www.bigpigoutdoors.net/survival-101-1.htm

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