Panicked over ‘murder hornets,’ people are killing native bees we desperately need

Found on Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, 13 May 2020
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Since last week, when it was reported that two hornets were spotted for the first time in Washington state, the national panic has led to the needless slaughter of native wasps and bees, beneficial insects whose populations are already threatened, said Doug Yanega, senior museum scientist for the Department of Entomology at UC Riverside.

My colleagues in Japan, China and Korea are just rolling their eyes in disbelief at what kind of snowflakes we are.”

Many people can't even keep wasps and bees apart; it makes you wonder what low levels of education people have reached.