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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.

Coral Scientist Wilfredo “Al” Licuanan Named June Sea Hero

Having only learned to swim after being admitted to a marine science program, our June Sea Hero has since dedicated his life to coral reefs and their preservation.

Jessica Pate Awarded May Sea Hero for Manta Ray Conservation

Jessica Pate's dedication to conserving the majestic rays of Florida through identification and education make her this month's sea hero.

7 Best Wrecks to Dive in Oahu, Hawaii

Wrecks abound on the ocean floor surrounding Oahu. Ease of access makes them ideal for both wreck aficionados and first-timers. The wrecks on this list stand out among the rest.

Ocean Explorer Liz Taylor Named March Sea Hero

The daughter of famed marine biologist Sylvia Earle, Liz Taylor, president of DOER Marine, co-host of “Dive In With Liz and Sylvia” and an advocate of universal access to ocean science and research is named Seiko Sea Hero in March 2024.

Kym Larsen Awarded February Sea Hero for Work with Veterans

Inspired by a course with the Handicapped Scuba Association, Kym Larsen is awarded February Sea Hero for her work helping certify injured military veterans through the Ocean Enterprises Foundation in San Diego.

Oceanographer Antonio Mignucci Named January Sea Hero

Oceanographer and college professor Antonio Mignucci is named January Sea Hero of the Month for his commitment to conservation and community mentorship

Rose Huizenga Named 2023 Seiko Sea Hero of the Year

Marine conservationist Rose Huizenga named the 2023 Seiko Sea Hero of the Year. She plans to use her $5,000 award from Seiko to fund five more years of empowering women through local coral restoration.

Stella Diamant Recognized as November's Sea Hero

Ten years ago, nobody was tracking, researching or, most importantly, protecting Madagascar’s local whale shark population. This project, spearheaded by our November Sea Hero, changed everything.

Why Grand Cayman is the Perfect Family Diving Destination

Dive trips come in all shapes and sizes—liveaboards in remote corners of the world to day trips with your local operator, but the most special dive trips include the ones we hold most dear. Planning a family dive adventure to Grand Cayman offers incredible diving, island sights and fun for everyone.