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Questions tagged [tropic]

Questions specific to tropical climates

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Best field remedy for small cockroach in the ear

What are best methods for non-medically-trained personnel to remove a small cockroach from their own or someone else’s ear?
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Is linen a good or bad choice for underwear when (hitch)hiking in hot and/or tropical weather?

I've recently learned that linen underwear is great against fungal infections that can be contracted in hot sweaty conditions. But elsewhere I had read that the best fabrics against sweaty or ...
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What is the impact of clothing color in a tropical jungle environment?

I heard that light colors attract less insects than dark, that dark colors could be warmer, and I was advised against wearing white in the jungle. Where can I get a comprehensive list of the effects ...
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Sky map for tropics

I like to use rotational sky maps to use in the field, but I have this only for latitude 50°N. I'd like to have a similar sky map for tropics: 10°N. Do you know where I can order one?