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Becca Hurley

A certified diver since 2005 and former editor at Scuba Diving magazine, Hurley transitioned to contributing writer and Sea Heroes program manager in 2022. She's been diving all around the world and particularly loves the Asia-Pacific regions but as a Native Floridian The Florida Keys will always hold a special place in her heart. Besides scuba diving and reporting on marine conservation heroes, she enjoys traveling, volunteering and most of all, spending time raising her daughter and future dive buddy.

Conservation Photographer Shane Gross Recognized with the September 2023 Seiko Sea Hero Award

Hear from the Canadian conservation photojournalist believes in the power of imagery to effect change.

Discover the Hidden Gem of the Coral Triangle Aboard Arenui

Part of the larger Nusa Tenggara region, Alor is situated between Flores and Timor. Its location in the Coral Triangle, is known for its exceptional marine biodiversity, making it an attractive destination for divers seeking unique underwater experiences.

Director of the University of Miami Shark Research and Conservation Program Named August Sea Hero

A former student of the University of Miami turned director of their shark conservation program, this shark researcher is dedicated to expanding opportunities in marine science education


Tiffany Newman Named July Sea Hero

Personal tragedy for a Vancouver Island native sparks a mission to give at-risk youth opportunities in diving.

Conservationist Douglas Woodring Named June Sea Hero

Founder of Ocean Recovery Alliance delivers tools for nations, companies and individuals to curb plastic pollution

Economist Turned Conservationist Muditha Katuwawala Named May Sea Hero

Sri Lankan conservationist’s group mobilizes and educates volunteers to address marine environment concerns in his home country.

Carl Charter Named April Sea Hero for Making the Underwater World Accessible to Nondivers

More than 30 years of marine conservation work led PADI Pro Carl Charter to shift his focus to what really matters: marine education, and creating opportunities for everyone to experience the beauty and wonder of the ocean.

Nancy Caruso Named Sea Hero for Dedication to Ocean Restoration Work

For her dedication, many talents and passion for restoring species in her local community, Nancy Caruso is our March Sea Hero.

Rose Huizenga Named Sea Hero for Making Conservation Careers Accessible

For her ingenuity and perseverance, Rose Huizenga is our February 2023 Sea Hero.