Christina Koukkos is a New York-based freelance writer and editor. She covers scuba diving, responsible tourism, off-beat destinations, cultural travel and other topics. She’s a certified PADI dive instructor and MSDT as well as an amateur underwater (and topside) photographer. Learn more about her on her website, <a href="https://takingthefork.com/".her blog, on Instagram or Twitter.
The unmistakably bright orange garibaldi brightens up the kelp forests in its native home of Southern California.
The ribbon eel looks just as its name implies. These long, thin, elegant creatures are common in the waters around Wakatobi Dive Resort.
The image of Southern California evokes sun, surf and movie stars. Add another attraction to the list: the scuba diving in San Diego is world-class.
The 2017 hurricane season dealt the Caribbean a severe blow. What are the diving and travel conditions like in the region, and how can you help it recover?