Ray Mears' World of Survival is a survival television series hosted by Ray Mears. The series airs on the BBC in United Kingdom, it is also shown on Discovery Channel in the United States, Canada, India, Italy, Brazil, New Zealand, Australia, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands and Russia. The show was first broadcast in 1997 with "The Arctic", and ended in 1998. It would be followed by Extreme Survival.
In World of Survival, Ray demonstrates his wilderness skills and is taught new skills in every episode, like rubbing two sticks together to make fire.
The show also has a cult status. Due to its popularity, more Ray Mears shows have since been produced.