A popular talk taking a look at humans and their connection to the natural world. From survival in the modern world (living in the city) to survival in the jungle (living off grid in rainforests). What exactly do human need to survive? Delving into the lives of remote tribal peoples, jungle survival, self-sufficient cultures living off-grid living. Exploring consumerism, globalisation, tribal land rights, nature science, biomimicry and covering the health benefits of spending time in nature for human health & development. Sharing knowledge on how greener and sustainable cities can create healthier societies. Examining the current economic global model (globalisation) in comparison to life in the jungle. Finding a balance between the modern and the natural world. Inspiring conservation, sustainable living, environmental initiatives and climate action.Views: 17 | Enquiries: 0
Yara is a Survival Instructor & Forest Bathing Practitioner working in woodlands. Founder of outdoor & environmental company Wildeye Adventures and presenter of online radio show the Environment & Conservation Show on UK Health Radio.
An adventurous and engaging storyteller. Taking audiences on an exciting journey into rainforests arounds the world. From jungle expeditions in the Amazon, to wildlife conservation projects in Borneo. Sharing knowledge on ancient trees, the healing benefits of spending time in forests and what it’s like living with remote tribal cultures adopting survival skills.
Yara inspires a deeper connection to the environment and nature. Taking a look at humans and their connection to the natural world; globalisation, self-sufficient cultures and sustainable living. Examining survival in the "concrete jungle" in comparison to survival in the real jungle.
Yara helped to build an Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, has spent time learning about plant medicine from Shamans and has taught survival skills in the Amazon. She encourages embracing new experiences and stepping out of the comfort zone to discover skills & potential. Her talks invoke a deeper connection to the natural world, sharing knowledge on medicinal plants, herbs & flowers that can be found on our doorstep or city back gardens. Sharing knowledge on nature science, forest ecology, the power of trees and the positive health benefits of spending time in nature.
Yara was featured in the Bushcraft & Survival Skills Magazine Sept 2017 issue on ‘Women in the Wild’ was 2018 & 2019 presenter of The Bushcraft Show. She has appeared on ITV News speaking about the importance of having a positive mental attitude in survival psychology. Yara intuitively connects with each audience; inspiring outdoor education, nature connection and sharing valuable knowledge on ancient trees and forests.
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