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Stuck in Suez Canal

Updated: Apr 1, 2021

What’s happening in the Suez Canal? One of the world’s largest container ships, the Ever Given, became stuck in the Suez Canal on March 23rd, 2021, as a result of high winds and possible human error. Over 400 ships were waiting to be freed, some of which contained live animals. Livestock trade is driven by its use in food and drugs, which is potentially avoidable.