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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 1, 2014 Brittany Paral
Sep 1, 2014 Rhonda Dale
Sep 1, 2014 Cornelia Czornei
Sep 1, 2014 Lori Mccracken
Sep 1, 2014 Rebecca White Can't believe they would do this. They need to be responsible and not feed into that industry
Sep 1, 2014 Cheryl Robbins
Aug 31, 2014 BRETT DOWIE
Aug 31, 2014 Suzanne McClain
Aug 31, 2014 Viviana Carcache
Aug 31, 2014 Brenda Flores
Aug 30, 2014 tomislav fumić
Aug 30, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 30, 2014 Dida Stoykova
Aug 30, 2014 Don Perkins
Aug 30, 2014 Kathleen Ramirez
Aug 30, 2014 Ekaterina Popova Oh, my God. And yet our country imyut name - civilized. Our countries are no different from Africa.
Aug 30, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 30, 2014 Marcia Mery
Aug 30, 2014 maria manuela lopes
Aug 30, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 29, 2014 Debra Charette Yahoo, you should be ashamed of yourself for advocating this.
Aug 29, 2014 Laura Fetherston Stop selling endangered whale products come on really?!
Aug 29, 2014 Greatest Ever
Aug 29, 2014 Marie Stone
Aug 29, 2014 Linda Cameron
Aug 29, 2014 jeff wendler
Aug 29, 2014 Dimitra Arneson
Aug 29, 2014 Kimberly D Hamel-Brown
Aug 29, 2014 Peggy Hollenbach
Aug 29, 2014 Janet McDonagh Yahoo you should no better.
Aug 29, 2014 Emma Spires
Aug 29, 2014 Ida Fedik
Aug 29, 2014 Janice Zeigler
Aug 29, 2014 Mia Kendrick
Aug 29, 2014 Ajay Welinkar
Aug 29, 2014 Rick Harvey
Aug 29, 2014 AMANDA LANE
Aug 29, 2014 Lori Smith
Aug 29, 2014 Christina Powell Stop selling whale products that contribute to killing of whales!!!
Aug 29, 2014 Suzanne Paterno
Aug 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 29, 2014 Deborah Demmer
Aug 28, 2014 Katie Simpson
Aug 28, 2014 Sherrylyn Magnan
Aug 28, 2014 Jacqueline Bell Stop yahoo or I'll go to google mail!
Aug 28, 2014 Michele Carstairs
Aug 28, 2014 Vanessa Marcano
Aug 28, 2014 Kathy Bearden
Aug 27, 2014 Mary Young
Aug 27, 2014 Karen Scrivner

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