A California company with friends around the globe.

About Us

Blue Planet Publishing embodies the passions of scientists, writers, illustrators, and educators dedicated to dispelling misconceptions about science.

With a focus on ocean science and the blue economy, we celebrate the ambitions of ocean-based businesses to incorporate sustainable and ethical practices in their use of the ocean for human good. 

Borne of our collective passions for our blue planet, we aim to…

  1. Provide science-informed content marketing for blue (ocean-based) businesses 
  2. Publish science-based books and educational materials for students, educators, and the public
  3. Contribute free content and other resources that help people live more sustainable lives and improve their caretaking of our blue planet

Our mission is guided by the knowledge, skills, and experience of our CEO, W. Sean Chamberlin, PhD. A scientist, writer, educator and occasional rapscallion, he has spent his entire life near, upon, or beneath the ocean. (Seriously…his mom took him to the beach when he was just two weeks old and he's loved it ever since.)

But our company represents much more than the passion of its CEO.

A team of masterful freelancers–almost all of whom are people underrepresented in science (women, BIPOC, LGBTQIA)–edit, illustrate, design, and guest-write for our publications. Their expertise permits a broader and more diverse canvas of options for our clients.

We're a symbiosis of creative intentions.

We live in a world where scientific knowledge means the difference between life and death for large swaths of the human population. At the same time, our actions threaten to unravel the very ecosystems upon which we depend for survival. If we can transform the hearts and minds of our planet‘s human inhabitants, help them better understand the role of science in society, and empower them to make rational decisions about their own well-being and the planet's, then we'll consider our business a success.

Meet Our Contributors

Sean Chamberlin, CEO/CCO

(About Professor Sean)

CEO Sean on cliffs at Crystal Cove State Beach in California

Nicole Shaw, Freelance Cartoonist

The Doodles

Nicole Shaw wearing a plaid shirt outdoors by a forest

Martha Rich, Artist

Cargo Collective

A green and blue eye by Martha Rich

Denise Logsdon, Editor

Denise Logsdon Editing

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The Artful Editor, Editing and Proofreading

The Artful Editor

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Nick Saporito

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