Rebecca Strauss

Rebecca Strauss


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
Samoa Creates Shark Sanctuary
Conservation News

Samoa Creates Shark Sanctuary in its Waters

In early March, the small South Pacific Nation designated its waters a shark sanctuary, protecting over 30 species of sharks and rays.

Seychelles Islands

Seychelles Islands Create Two New Marine Parks

In the first deal of its kind, the Seychelles Islands is creating two new marine parks, totaling 81,000 square miles, in exchange for debt forgiveness equaling $21 million dollars.

Ocean Acidification

Ocean Acidification is Dissolving Starfish

Although warming water temperatures get much of the negative press when it comes to our oceans, ocean acidification is wreaking havoc as well.

WAOW liveaboard

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.

New stuff
Scuba Diving in Southern Mozambique

Best Scuba Diving in Southern Mozambique: Part I

The best scuba diving in Southern Mozambique offers everything from excellent macro dives to encounters with mantas and whale sharks.
by Guest Author
unique animals to scuba dive with

Unique Animals to Scuba Dive With

We all love sharks and rays, but if you’re looking for something a little different, here are the most unique animals to scuba dive with.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson

ReefBox: The World’s First Subscription Box for Divers

Our inner geek, always fiending for new scuba gear squealed with delight after recently stumbling on ReefBox, the world’s first subscription box geared toward divers.
by Beth McCrea
Microscopic Plants

Diving into a World of Microscopic Plants

Whether you’re swimming with big animals, macro critters, or in coral gardens, you’re also diving into an entire world of microscopic plants called phytoplankton.
by Beth McCrea