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Rebecca Strauss

Rebecca Strauss

Editor

Rebecca has been a diver since 1998, but only in recent years has her passion for the sport — and the ocean — exploded. She's a writer and editor who brings more than 10 years of experience in publishing to Scuba Diver Life. By day she helps shape engaging, relevant content for a worldwide dive audience; by night she dreams of her next dive trip.

Stories by Rebecca
Kelly Slater
News Conservation In the Water

Did Kelly Slater Really Just Call for a Shark Cull?

After the death of a bodyboarder due to a shark attack in Reunion Island, pro surfer Kelly Slater thinks a shark cull is in order.

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Rob Stewart
News In the Water

Sharkwater Director Goes Missing on a Dive

Sharkwater director Rob Stewart has been missing since surfacing from a dive in the Florida Keys on the evening of January 31.

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dive sites in Komodo
Liveaboards Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Top Seven Dive Sites in Komodo and Alor

Twelve days aboard the Damai Dua (Damai II) liveaboard offers lucky guests the chance to sample the best of the best in Indonesia. Here are our top five dive sites from the cruise.

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Critters at Lembeh
Marine Species Travel

Top Five Critters at Lembeh

The muck diving at Lembeh Resort, off North Sulawesi in Indonesia, is world-class. Here are our picks for the top five critters at Lembeh.

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New stuff
Truli Wetsuits

Truli Wetsuits for Women Reveals its Most Colorful Wetsuit Yet

Truli Wetsuits for Women announces a new color, new collection, additional size and a sale to celebrate.
by Press Release
Kelly Slater

Did Kelly Slater Really Just Call for a Shark Cull?

After the death of a bodyboarder due to a shark attack in Reunion Island, pro surfer Kelly Slater thinks a shark cull is in order.
by Rebecca Strauss
Light & Motion Sola

Troubleshooting Tips for Light & Motion Sola Lights

The Light & Motion Sola line is one of the best and simplest underwater imaging lights ever created. It’s also one of Backscatter’s best sellers.
by Press Release
shark finning

First Criminal Charges for Shark Finning in Costa Rica

A Costa Rican court has, for the first time, served criminal charges for shark finning and sentenced a Taiwanese business owner to prison.
by Kathryn Curzon