SWCC Blog: When Your Research Frightens the Public
Updated: Dec 2, 2019
This summer, my first post for the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada was published. I wrote about how fear can making science communication difficult, especially in entomology. I used the (one) Japanese Giant Hornet found in Vancouver as an example of public panic.
One month later, experts confirmed that several of these hornets have been found on Vancouver Island... oops.