The purpose of this publication is to divulge, in a didactic and easy to understand format, the current fisheries and aquaculture legislation in Panama, enacted in the year 2021. The target audience is the authorities, fishing sectors, ship owners, fish farmers, traders, collaborators in the processing and distribution chain, scientists,… Leer más »Panama’s Law on Fisheries and Aquaculture: A compendium by MarViva Foundation
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.