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It wasn't all that long ago that online retail giant Amazon was in hot water for its sale of whale products from Japan. Now, Yahoo! is under fire for doing the exact same thing.

Yahoo! Japan features products like whale jerky, bacon, and canned whale meat from endangered whale species. Yahoo! has banned the sale of endangered animal products from its other sites, but continues to profit from the sale of whale commodities on its Japanese site. Many of the products come from species of whales that are protected by the International Whaling Commission — regulations that Yahoo! is blatantly shirking.

As one of the Internet's most prominent corporations, Yahoo! should know better than to sell products that are harmful to any animal species. Tell Yahoo!'s CEO Ross Levinsohn to obey the international moratorium and to stop selling endangered animal products immediately.

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Dear Ross Levinsohn:

I was really disappointed to learn that one of the most trusted online web portals is engaging in selling endangered animal products.

I recently discovered that Yahoo!'s Japan site is selling all kinds of products from endangered whales, including jerky, bacon, and canned whale meat. Despite the fact that there is a moratorium on commercial whaling set forth by the International Whaling Commission, Yahoo! continues to act above the law and sell these products for its own profit.

Amazon recently faced sharp public criticism for doing the exact same thing; Amazon quickly pulled these products and no longer offers them.

Yahoo! needs to do the same. Please discontinue the sale of illegal whale products on your site.

Petition Signatures


Sep 15, 2014 F Williams Please stop selling parts of endangered animals on your site
Sep 14, 2014 Lisa Weston Bialy
Sep 14, 2014 Mel C.
Sep 13, 2014 Shannon Groseclose
Sep 13, 2014 Katie Sido
Sep 13, 2014 Jana Box
Sep 13, 2014 Fiona Pereira
Sep 13, 2014 Dana Myers
Sep 13, 2014 Bron Wicks
Sep 13, 2014 Lubna Abdullah
Sep 13, 2014 Lynn Laupheimer
Sep 12, 2014 gabrieka baumanb
Sep 12, 2014 Christa Izzi
Sep 12, 2014 Nicole Santiago-Passi
Sep 12, 2014 Serena Kenna
Sep 12, 2014 Ally Kelly
Sep 12, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 12, 2014 Melissa Chitwood
Sep 12, 2014 Ursula Skoglund
Sep 12, 2014 Shannon Erickson
Sep 12, 2014 Pat Ridenhour
Sep 12, 2014 Duane Likens
Sep 12, 2014 Noel Dannaher
Sep 12, 2014 Tim Zemba
Sep 12, 2014 Josilene Nascimento
Sep 12, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 11, 2014 Renee Feliz
Sep 11, 2014 jen koala
Sep 10, 2014 Simone Dail
Sep 10, 2014 Frantzeska Tyrannes Please, Jesus Christ, inYour Holy name make them stop. Please help us and those fighting this cause to win over the cruel deeds of some humans. Change the laws to protect and guard them not the cruel people. We need Your power, spirit and might, Amen.
Sep 10, 2014 May-Britt Seem
Sep 10, 2014 SANDRA VITO
Sep 10, 2014 melanie van groningen
Sep 10, 2014 Leslie Yergeau
Sep 10, 2014 Christie mello
Sep 10, 2014 Nancy Wein
Sep 10, 2014 Denese Burrell
Sep 10, 2014 naydu montealegre
Sep 9, 2014 Jacqueline Johnson
Sep 8, 2014 lisa clark
Sep 8, 2014 Jeanette Stone
Sep 8, 2014 Adria Rombaugh
Sep 8, 2014 Joshua Blackfoot
Sep 8, 2014 shana smith
Sep 8, 2014 hale ebrahimi
Sep 7, 2014 Autumn Rainwater Will not be using Yahoo anymore. Just lost myself and my families business permanently.
Sep 7, 2014 Tanya Muzyczka I am boycotting anything to do with Yahoo and telling everyone I know. STOP SELLING THIS. YOU ARE IMMORAL AND GREEDY.
Sep 7, 2014 Anna Flathers
Sep 7, 2014 Melissa Rigsby

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