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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

What is the PADI Seal Team Program?

In the second of our series on dive programs for children, we’ll cover everything you need to know about the PADI Seal Team program.
by Christine Brinkley
Sidemount Training

Review: Video Sidemount Training with Steve Martin

Informational, video-based courses can help divers interested in expanding their recreational and technical-dive knowledge
by Shelley Collett
Cuttlefish

Marine Species: Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish are a favorite among underwater photographers because of their amazing capacity for color changes. Here are a few characteristics of these unique cephalopods.
by Hélène Reynaud
Comfort Zone When Scuba Diving

Recognizing the Limits of Your Comfort Zone When Scuba Diving

Whether you’re an experienced diver or brand new to the sport, it’s important to know the limits of your comfort zone when scuba diving
by Andy Phillips