honeybees http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/26223/all en Don’t Bee-lieve Fearmongering about A ‘Beepocalypse’ http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/dont-bee-lieve-fearmongering-about-beepocalypse <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington Post finds honeybee colonies hit 20-year high thanks to free market beekeepers. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Fear often trumps facts in media coverage. The past several years of worries about dying colonies of bees was certainly no exception, but The Washington Post recently supplied some much-needed sting to the honeybee situation.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/dont-bee-lieve-fearmongering-about-beepocalypse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Government International Media abc adaptation Agriculture alarmism beekeeping beepocalypse bees Bjorn Lomborg capitalism colony collapse disorder commercial bees environment food production Forbes.com Free Market honeybee deaths honeybees hype Jon Entine NBC pesticides pollination Time Washington Post Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:18:43 +0000 julia.seymour 49534 at http://archive2.mrc.org