Since the Dome is on the high seas, it lacks a regulatory framework to protect it from human activities, so its conservation and sustainable use of resources and ecosystems cannot be assured at present. What is being done about this situation? Consult this infographic.
Overfishing, maritime traffic, plastic pollution and underwater noise are some of the main threats in the Dome. Learn more about their effects in this infographic.
The Thermal Dome is of great importance to the economy both through its direct uses such as shipping and commercial fishing, as well as indirect uses such as tourism.
The extension of the Dome fluctuates from year to year, because it depends on the interaction of oceanographic and terrestrial systems that are variable. In this infographic you can learn about the dynamics of this phenomenon.