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answered Are fires in natural caves/overhangs safe?
Oct
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answered What should be carried in a standard Geocaching bag?
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Jul
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answered How important is thermal underwear for skiing?
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comment How much vertical distance is it possible to make in a day?
Do you mean vertical distance or the altitude change?
Jun
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accepted Will boiling be enough to decontaminate standing water from pathogens and toxins?
Jun
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accepted Is there any repellent against wasps, bees and hornets?
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Jun
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accepted How much garlic in the mountain kitchen?
Jun
22
accepted Does a red headscarf or hat provide better protection from the sun?
Jun
20
revised Will boiling be enough to decontaminate standing water from pathogens and toxins?
Specified question scope. Bacteria and their toxins.
Jun
20
comment Can any waterborne pathogens survive boiling?
However, the staphylococcus toxin is heat-resistant: caes.uga.edu/departments/fst/extension/documents/…, rapidmicrobiology.com/test-methods/Bacterial-Toxins-Food.php
Jun
20
comment Can I eat rotten meat and carcass providing enough cooking?
This Staphylococcus toxin could as well be present in dangerous amounts in the water where the carcass was found?
Jun
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accepted Can I eat rotten meat and carcass providing enough cooking?
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asked Can I eat rotten meat and carcass providing enough cooking?
Jun
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comment Can any waterborne pathogens survive boiling?
From linked article: "The botulinum toxin is destroyed by boiling the food for 10 minutes." I've written it here, as the very important information
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Jun
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comment Can any waterborne pathogens survive boiling?
And what about eggs of roundworms (Ascaris lumbricoides) and other parasites? I've heard some of them are very hard to kill even by high temperature...
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asked Will boiling be enough to decontaminate standing water from pathogens and toxins?