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Bear Grylls launches UAE survival academy

The mountains of the Musandam Peninsula.
Musandam Peninsula. Image by shankar s. / CC BY 2.0

Would be explorers can now learn to survive intense heat, deal with snakes and scorpions and build fires in the harsh desert environment at the new Bear Grylls Academy that will launch next month in the UAE. The 24-hour training sessions will take place in the mountains of the Musandam Peninsula and be led by a team of survival experts. Read more: arabianbusiness.com