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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


Oct 21, 2014 Graeme Collie
Oct 21, 2014 Esperanza Trevino
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Oct 20, 2014 Cortney Greenlaw
Oct 20, 2014 Kerrie Johnson
Oct 20, 2014 Meghan Trew
Oct 20, 2014 Charlotte Johansen
Oct 20, 2014 Clarette Wenta
Oct 20, 2014 tonya stiffler
Oct 20, 2014 Lynne Caminero
Oct 20, 2014 Suzie Stoltz
Oct 20, 2014 martina barnard
Oct 20, 2014 Jobette Elkins
Oct 19, 2014 ANTONIO GONZALEZ MANCEBO
Oct 19, 2014 linda creech
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Oct 19, 2014 Creedance Austin
Oct 19, 2014 Becky Isaac
Oct 19, 2014 Collette Carpenter
Oct 19, 2014 Sophie Leete
Oct 18, 2014 Jane White
Oct 18, 2014 Ingela Andersson
Oct 18, 2014 sarah pope
Oct 18, 2014 Dorothy Wellons
Oct 18, 2014 Gina Freitas
Oct 18, 2014 Frederique Robert
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Oct 17, 2014 Susan Jenkins It's wrong and you know it.
Oct 17, 2014 Kurt Webster
Oct 17, 2014 Rob Stellinga
Oct 17, 2014 Tracy Cannell
Oct 17, 2014 janice pemberton
Oct 17, 2014 kathy Mastrandea
Oct 17, 2014 Eric Geier
Oct 17, 2014 Lori Ferraris
Oct 17, 2014 Johan Claeson
Oct 17, 2014 Prairie Moser
Oct 17, 2014 Margaret Tarentino
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Oct 17, 2014 Kat Karnes
Oct 17, 2014 Teresa Barquet
Oct 16, 2014 Mary Colin Arndt
Oct 16, 2014 Maggie Dunn Please show the world you can do the right thing Mr Levinsohn and stop selling endangered animal products immediately. Thank you.
Oct 16, 2014 roger hewlett
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Oct 15, 2014 Maria Figueroa
Oct 15, 2014 RONALD H FREEMAN WTF
Oct 15, 2014 anna myrha
Oct 15, 2014 ELENI DEMETRIOU
Oct 15, 2014 Morena gambarelli

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