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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.

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DAN Issues Covid-19 Advice for Divers and Dive Operators

The ongoing worldwide Covid-19 outbreak has undoubtedly begun to influence divers and plans for dive travel around the world. DAN has issued some advice.

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great whites in Guadalupe
Dive Locations Travel

Diving with Great Whites in Guadalupe

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Cocos
Dive Locations Travel

Diving Cocos Island with Undersea Hunter

Some places are so legendary that they’ve reached a near mythical status in the dive community. Cocos Island, Costa Rica is just such a place.

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Cocos Island
Dive Locations Travel

Cocos Island Q&A

Before visiting Cocos Island in Costa Rica there are few things you should know to make your trip easier. Here’s our handy Q&A to prepare you for the trip.

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New stuff

Tulagi: the Perfect Choice for Rust and Reefs

Cross the famous watery graveyard of Iron Bottom Sound from Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, and you’ll find a hidden gem for lovers of wrecks and reefs: Tulagi.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
dive limits

Training Fundamentals: Following Recommended Dive Limits

Each qualification has recommended dive limits for depth or activity. Why are the limits there? Why is it wise to follow them?
by Marcus Knight
diving fix

How to Get Your Diving Fix While on Lockdown

If, like us, you’re spending most of your time at home right now, there are still ways get your diving fix — and stay connected to the rest of the diving community.
by Yvonne Press
cleaning dive gear

Cleaning Dive Gear in Times of Covid-19

When it comes to cleaning dive gear, our biggest worry is usually removing saltwater. As the world tries to slow the spread of Covid 19, keeping gear clean has taken on a whole new meaning.
by Yvonne Press