I’d like to die in Alaskan soil, but I’d prefer to be a prisoner in Alaska.
I’m afraid the world will end if we leave Alaska, and I want to make that very clear.
It’s a message I’ve heard a thousand times.
It was a sign of hope from a young man named Richard Dyer, who has lived in Alaska for over 40 years.
Dyer was one of the first people to leave, in 1967, after his family relocated from New Jersey.
He now works for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, as a wildlife biologist in Alaska’s Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge.
“I’ve heard people say, ‘You’re going to get killed in Alaska,'” he said.
“And that’s not true.
I haven’t gotten killed in my life.”
But Dyer has come to understand the risks of living in Alaska, too.
The U.N. has declared the area a “hotspot” of potential threats to human life, including earthquakes, tsunamis and landslides.
It also has declared a number of areas off-limits to oil and gas drilling. And the U