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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
WAOW liveaboard
News

Waow Liveaboard in Indonesia Lost to a Fire

Early reports and a video purporting to show the Waow liveaboard burning to the waterline have been confirmed, and the ship has unfortunately been lost.

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U.K. Microbead Ban
Conservation

U.K. Microbead Ban Comes into Effect

Microbeads do immense harm to the marine environment. Now, the U.K. microbead ban comes into effect, hopefully setting an example for the rest of the world.

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Green Sea Turtles
Conservation News

Climate Change May Be Turning 99 Percent of Baby Green Sea Turtles into Females

A warmer external temperature means 99 percent of baby green sea turtles are turning into females, endangering the worldwide population

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Crown-of-Thorns Starfish
Conservation Marine Species News

Crown-of-Thorns Starfish Devastating Great Barrier Reef

Voracious crown-of-thorns starfish are dealing another severe blow to the already struggling Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

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New stuff

Five Top Dive Sites in Koh Tao

Koh Tao is famous for raucous parties and white, sandy beaches. But the diving is pretty great too. Here are five of the top dive sites in Koh Tao.
by Guest Author

Top Tips to Mark and Identify Your Scuba Gear

If you’re worried about getting your equipment mixed up with someone else’s on a dive trip, here are our top tips to mark and identify your scuba gear.
by Hélène Reynaud

Dive Site: Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida, Bali, Indonesia

One of the most popular dive sites around Bali, Crystal Bay is famous for mola-mola sightings, currents and gorgeous reefs.
by Hélène Reynaud

Scuba Diving With a Hangover

It’s getting late the night before your dive, but your new buddy suggests one more cocktail. What are the implications of scuba diving with a hangover?
by Guest Author