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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
Golden Triangle of Jordan
Dive Locations In the Water Travel

Land and Sea in the Golden Triangle of Jordan

Some places seem to exist in your imagination long before you actually see them. The Golden Triangle of Jordan — Wadi Rum, Aqaba and Petra — was one of those places for me.

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Andy Phillips
News

Acclaimed Instructor Trainer Andy Phillips Dies in St. Lawrence River Dive

Acclaimed PADI Instructor Trainer Andy Phillips is missing and presumed dead after a diving accident on June 11 in the St. Lawrence River in Canada

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single use plastic
Conservation News

Canada Bans Cetaceans in Captivity — and Single-Use Plastic

Good news coming out of Canada: the country has passed legislation to ban breeding or keeping cetaceans in captivity — and all single-use plastics by 2021

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Aqaba
Dive Locations Travel

Diving in Aqaba with Red Sea Dive Center

There are 16 miles of coastline along the Gulf of Aqaba in Jordan, and the Red Sea Dive Center just south of the city offers access to all the best dive sites.

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New stuff
blue and mako sharks

Diving with Blue and Mako Sharks in South Africa

You’ll cover some serious nautical miles when diving with blue and mako sharks in South Africa — but the long boat ride will be well worth it.
by Guest Author
One Island One Voice

Conservation Spotlight: One Island One Voice

The enterprising kids who created the conservation organization Bye Bye Plastic Bags’ on Bali are at it again with One Island One Voice.
by Hélène Reynaud
White Star Quarry

Dive Site: White Star Quarry

White Star Park near Gibsonburg, Ohio offers 800 acres of lovely scenery, and features White Star Quarry, a freshwater lake perfect for a day’s diving.
by Juanita Pienaar
Joseph Bosquez scientific diving

What is Scientific Diving?

Professional diver Joseph Bosquez offers insights into working with NASA and the world of scientific diving.
by Guest Author