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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


Dec 21, 2014 roger l page
Dec 21, 2014 Nicole Blawusch
Dec 21, 2014 Gilay Oliveira Souza de Azevedo
Dec 20, 2014 CiCi Cheong
Dec 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 20, 2014 shannon sharp
Dec 19, 2014 claudia melteff
Dec 19, 2014 Alice Neuman
Dec 19, 2014 APRIL FOXWELL
Dec 19, 2014 julie helms
Dec 19, 2014 Marianne Rech
Dec 19, 2014 Miodrag Bozic
Dec 19, 2014 Miodrag Bozic
Dec 19, 2014 grace mecham
Dec 18, 2014 Linda Bauer I think all this animal abuse has gone too far..it goes on and on and needs to stop! We must enjoy them as they do us no harm and it is so cruel what they do! One day, the whole earth will be void of anything including us as humans so be kind, set free!
Dec 18, 2014 Andria Davis
Dec 18, 2014 Gloria Howard
Dec 18, 2014 Linda Cave
Dec 18, 2014 Leslie Hudson I find it beyond belief in today's world CEO's can make such a horrible decision.
Dec 18, 2014 Terri David
Dec 18, 2014 Gina Freitas
Dec 18, 2014 Sabrina Wrl
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Dec 17, 2014 Pamela Gibberman
Dec 17, 2014 Cassondra Macaulay
Dec 17, 2014 Patience Knepper
Dec 17, 2014 Klaus Schobert
Dec 17, 2014 Cecily Isle
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Dec 17, 2014 Kees Albers
Dec 17, 2014 emanuela truzzi
Dec 16, 2014 Deanna Gentle
Dec 16, 2014 Carolyn Suchenicz
Dec 16, 2014 Natasha Gonzalez
Dec 15, 2014 Pamela Haun
Dec 15, 2014 Beverly Payton
Dec 15, 2014 Donna Resek
Dec 14, 2014 frebet franca
Dec 13, 2014 Emma Breagan
Dec 12, 2014 Renee Burkhead Otherwise I will be leaving yahoo!!
Dec 12, 2014 diane luke I am disappointed yahoo!! Change your practice and monitor what is placed
Dec 12, 2014 Dorothy Roberts
Dec 12, 2014 Edward Aumack
Dec 12, 2014 T Kelly
Dec 12, 2014 Bogumiła s
Dec 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 11, 2014 Shirl LaChance No Yahoo for me
Dec 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Dec 11, 2014 Adina Ioana Iancu

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