Aquatic Wonders of Mahakam
A Journey through the Mahakam Area
The Mahakam area refers to a specific region in the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo. It encompasses the watershed of the Mahakam River and its surrounding areas. The Mahakam area includes cities, towns, and districts situated along the river, such as Samarinda, Tenggarong, and Kutai Kartanegara Regency. It is an important region for various activities, including petroleum and mining operations, as well as being home to diverse ecosystems and communities.
The calendar design for Pertamina's Mahakam upstream branch showcases the captivating aquatic animals that thrive in the vicinity of the oil mine site, specifically within the enchanting Mahakam area. This visually stunning calendar takes viewers on a captivating journey through the year, highlighting the remarkable biodiversity found in this unique ecosystem.
The calendar's cover illustration showcases a harmonious gathering of diverse animals found in the enchanting Mahakam area.
Each month is dedicated to a distinct aquatic animal, allowing viewers to explore the diverse marine life of Mahakam. The illustrations are meticulously crafted, capturing the beauty and essence of each species. Vibrant colors and intricate details bring these creatures to life, immersing the viewer in the richness of aquatic life.
Irrawaddy Dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) & Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Fiddler Crab (Uca) & Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops aduncus)
Mudskippers (Oxudercinae) & The dugong (Dugong dugon)
Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) & Reef Manta Ray (Manta Birostris)
Satomi's pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus satomiae) & Whale Shark (Rhincodon Typus)
Spotted Jelly (Mastigias papua) & Fin Whale (Balaenoptera Physalus)
Overall, the calendar design for Pertamina's Mahakam upstream branch encapsulates the enchanting aquatic world of the Mahakam, celebrating its biodiversity and emphasizing the importance of environmental preservation. Through captivating illustrations, it serves as a reminder of the company's commitment to sustainable practices and the coexistence of the oil industry with the precious natural resources it shares its home with.