Rebecca McPhee

Rebecca McPhee

Title: Freelance Writer
Email: rebecca.mcphee@explorersweb.com
Location: Northampton, UK
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Expertise

  • Topics of Expertise: Swimming, rowing, open water sports, marine wildlife, adventure travel
  • Years in This Expertise: 5+

Education & Certifications

  • Education: BSc Marine Biology, Newcastle University / MSc International Marine Environmental Consultancy, Newcastle University / Diploma: Freelance Journalism, British College of Journalism / PGCE and QTS Secondary Science Education, Northampton Teacher Training Partnership
  • Years of Writing: 3
  • Certifications: MMO, PAM, PADI Rescue Diver

A Word from Rebecca McPhee

  • Why Author Chose This Career: Being a freelance writer for ExplorersWeb allows me to combine my love of ocean sports, science, and writing.
  • How Author Began Career: Whilst working for a publishing company I realized I wanted to write rather than edit. Doing this in a freelance capacity allows me to teach at the same time
  • Personal Interests: Open Water Swimming, Diving, Hiking, Rowing, Marine Conservation, Travel
portrait of Ellen F in evening light

This Woman is Rowing Alone Around the World

On September 3, Ellen Falterman began rowing alone around...
Painting from the canoe

Paddling and Painting the Missouri River

Steve Snell has paddled the length of America’s longest...
Madison Eklund paddles with a dog

Madison Eklund Completes 2,400km Solo Kayak

Madison Eklund has successfully kayaked from Minnesota to Hudson...
Two vultures pick at a carcass

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Cyril Derremaux paddling away from California

Cyril Derreumaux Kayaks From California to Hawaii

Cyril Derreumaux has completed his solo kayak from California...
caribou walking along the sea edge

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Cyril Derremaux in his kayak "Valentine"

Ocean Rowing Roundup for September

Since our last roundup, five crews have been battling their...
Prince paddling alone in a grey sea

Brendon Prince to SUP around Ireland 

Brendon Prince, who paddled a stand-up paddleboard around the...
dolphins underwater

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Portrait of Nicole Mann

The First Native American Woman Astronaut Prepares for Liftoff

Later this month, Nicole Aunapu Mann will become the...
Horned ghost crab on a beach

Science Links of the Week

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A dugong feeds on the ocean floor, stirring up sediment around it.

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The two brothers hiking over a rocky field

Brothers Complete 2,700km Hike Across Norway

On August 22, Fleury and Corentin Roux completed their...
Three rowers on shore. Two of them needed rescue this week

Rowers Rescued After Storm Damages Boat

Jakup Jacobsen and Edmund Berg have been rescued off...
An orca looks into the camera

Science Links of the Week

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The four women rowers stand in their boat near the finish

Ocean Rowing Roundup for August

Since our last roundup, one crew has set a...
Grey wolves lick each others faces

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Van Geit in front of his tent in a grassy field

Fast-Hiking 1,000Km Across the Indian Himalaya

In mid-August, Peter Van Geit sets out across the...
Artists interpretation of a plesiosaur in the water.

Science Links of the Week

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Madison Eklund Completes U.S. Section of 2,400km Kayak

Madison Eklund has completed the U.S. leg of her...
A stingray is lit up my a light on the sea floor.

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Portrait of Bardelis on shore, with his rowboat just behind

Round-the-World Trip Lands Karlis Bardelis in Dangerous Somalia

Karlis Bardelis had almost completed his human-powered circumnavigation of...

Micro-Yachting: UK Man to Cross the Atlantic in a 3ft 3in boat 

Next spring, Andrew Bedwell will try to sail alone...

12 Women Complete 4,500km Trans-Himalayan Expedition

In mid-March, 12 women left on a five-month, 4,500km...

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