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Brooke Morton

I owe my love of diving to summer camp, getting certified at age 14. After college, I became an instructor, teaching on the island of St. Croix. Working for travel magazines, I've been lucky to travel to every continent on assignment, from jumping in the water with humpback whales in Antarctica to swimming alongside mantas in Asia.

The Best Places to Dive with Big Animals in 2021

Great dive locales to encounter major marine life, as ranked by our readers.

Six Wrecks to Dive at Night

Night diving allows you to see your favorite wreck in a whole new light — or lack thereof.

This Oil Rig is in a Sanctuary. Is it Better Removed or Made into a Reef?

When it was time to decommission High Island 389A, the nation’s only oil rig in a NOAA sanctuary, regulators strove to balance a diving attraction with environmental preservation.

Living the Thai Life on a Liveaboard

Divers on a liveaboard in Thailand witness massive mantas, once-in-a-lifetime mating displays and an oasis of life in the middle of a barren oceanscape.

Eight Reasons to Get Excited about North American Diving

These eight dive sites and regions throughout the U.S. and Canada are a reason to get excited about diving local for years to come.

The Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving Hawaii

Find stunning seascapes, big animals, endless endemics, verdant volcanoes and the best places to scuba dive in Hawaii.

Six Great Dive Destinations for Underwater Photography

The best places to do underwater photography.

The Ultimate Guide to Scuba Diving Hawaii's Big Island

The Big Island packs the most fish of the Hawaii Islands thanks to its vibrant reefs.

Six Dive Destinations Perfect for Beginner Divers

Our readers voted and these are six of the top destinations perfect for beginner divers seeking ideal conditions with plenty of wow factor.