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Rebecca Strauss

Rebecca Strauss

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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
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Scuba Diving in Costa Rica: The Bats and the Cats

Scuba diving in Costa Rica off Guanacaste Province offers visitors everything from enormous schools of pufferfish (yes, really) to encounters with mantas and burly bull sharks.

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garbage patch
Conservation In the Water

Second Garbage Patch Discovered in Pacific Ocean

Most of us have heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the North Pacific. Now, a second, Texas-sized patch has been found in the South Pacific.

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History In the Water

WWII History in Gizo and New Georgia

There’s plenty of WWII history to see topside and underwater on both Gizo and New Georgia in the remote Western Province of the Solomon Islands.

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News In the Water

PADI Women’s Dive Day with Rich Coast Diving

Celebrating PADI Women’s Dive Day with Rich Coast Diving in Costa Rica means good diving and great company

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New stuff

More Than 2,000 Sharks Die in San Francisco Bay

Scientists are trying to explain a massive die-off of leopard sharks, Pacific angel sharks, and brown smooth-hound sharks in the San Francisco Bay.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
Trimix Diving

Introduction to Trimix Diving

In the third installment of our series on technical diving, we’re moving away from beginner-level courses and into the world of trimix diving.       
by Guest Author Yvonne Press
TUSA

TUSA Joins the Dive Computer “Elite Fleet” through Deepblu Connect

International scuba company TUSA has become the latest company to integrate Deepblu Connect to its flagship dive computer.
by Press Release
Niue

New Marine Parks Protect Enormous Part of Pacific

The nations of Niue and Chile combine to create vast marine protected areas in the Pacific
by Thomas Gronfeldt