The Finblog on “What Is Conservation Psychology?”

Thank you for all the messages – it’s great to see so many people interested in conservation psychology! Conservation psychology is not considered a ‘sub-discipline’ of psychology, but rather, a ‘field’ – the difference being that a ‘sub-discipline’ involves members that are trained in the same area (e.g., podiatrists/podiatry), while a ‘field’ encompasses people that have been trained in different […]

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The Fin-Blog; Valentine’s Day Special

It appears the Beyonce of the sea has yet to make her appearance because it’s simply not about just putting a ring on it in the underwater world.  Here are our top three courtship rituals: The Stage 5 Clinger: Male Deep Sea Anglerfish (Melanocetus johnsoni) do not have a digestive system. If they wish to survive, once they’re born, they must […]

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Introducing the “Fin-Blog” Segment

A couple of months ago my good friend (& fellow PhD Conservation psychology candidate) and I, embarked on a new social media venture. We created ‘SomethingaboutFinley‘. Finley is a shark who adventures, conserves, and educates through his Instagram, and now also through his very own segment on this blog! Through our research (for more information on conservation psychology go here), […]

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