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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
dive sites in Komodo
Liveaboards Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Top Seven Dive Sites in Komodo and Alor

Twelve days aboard the Damai Dua (Damai II) liveaboard offers lucky guests the chance to sample the best of the best in Indonesia. Here are our top five dive sites from the cruise.

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Critters at Lembeh
Marine Species Travel

Top Five Critters at Lembeh

The muck diving at Lembeh Resort, off North Sulawesi in Indonesia, is world-class. Here are our picks for the top five critters at Lembeh.

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Flores
Travel

Getting Outside on Flores in the Azores

The verdant islands of the Azores puncture the surface of the vast North Atlantic Ocean around 850 miles west of mainland Portugal. Flores is an undiscovered jewel among them.

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Dive Sites at Wakatobi
Dive Locations

Top Five Dive Sites at Wakatobi

That the diving at Wakatobi in southeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia, is amazing will come as news to no one. Here’s a quick peek at our top five favorite dive sites at Wakatobi.

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New stuff
Stay-Focused

Stay-Focused, the Beacon of Opportunity in Cayman

Non-profit organization Stay-Focused recently sponsored four weeks of diving for divers with disabilities in Grand Cayman
by Guest Author

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
PADI specialties

Most Challenging PADI Specialties

Leaving your comfort zone (in gradual and controlled circumstances) can make you a better diver. What are the most challenging PADI specialties to help you grow?
by Andy Phillips
Ear Barotrauma

Training Fundamentals: Ear Barotrauma

The most common scuba diving-related injury is ear barotrauma. Why does it happen, and how can you avoid it?
by Marcus Knight