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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


Mar 4, 2015 Cindy Peters
Mar 4, 2015 ruth marin
Mar 4, 2015 ashley bartley
Mar 4, 2015 Marcia Ayala
Mar 4, 2015 April Johnson
Mar 4, 2015 judith hazelton
Mar 4, 2015 gabi blau
Mar 3, 2015 Jordan Evans
Mar 3, 2015 Bonnie D. I am horrified that Yahoo! would be selling products from these incredible mammals. Shame on you!! You have really sunk to a crass level of greed to do such a thing. How disgusting.
Mar 3, 2015 Ea Eilimo
Mar 3, 2015 Vicki Hall
Mar 3, 2015 Andrea Turner
Mar 3, 2015 robert wiehemeijer
Mar 3, 2015 Ann Singer
Mar 2, 2015 Carmen De anda
Mar 2, 2015 Michelle Gendrich
Mar 2, 2015 Anne Immelnut
Mar 2, 2015 geri amoroso
Mar 2, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 2, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 2, 2015 Diane Suplick
Mar 2, 2015 Patricia Troy
Mar 2, 2015 megan rawa
Mar 2, 2015 Sherry Frey-Brown
Mar 2, 2015 Rosemarie Signer
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Mar 2, 2015 Laurel Lamb
Mar 2, 2015 marika jamar
Mar 1, 2015 Angela Scott
Mar 1, 2015 Labail Genevieve
Feb 28, 2015 Barbara Garris
Feb 28, 2015 Pascal Quéniart
Feb 27, 2015 Karyn Pappel Seriously you can stop this! Do it please.
Feb 27, 2015 Pia Bishop
Feb 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Feb 27, 2015 Heather Donohue
Feb 27, 2015 Angelica Perez
Feb 27, 2015 Linda Simmon
Feb 27, 2015 MORTON Goldblum
Feb 27, 2015 Wendy Lewis
Feb 27, 2015 Gwen Garel
Feb 27, 2015 Vesela Maleeva
Feb 27, 2015 Petra Stadtmueller
Feb 26, 2015 Catherine Tallman
Feb 26, 2015 Stacey Almeraz
Feb 26, 2015 John Stevens
Feb 26, 2015 Joyce Zeigler
Feb 26, 2015 Karolina Wykowska
Feb 26, 2015 Brigitte Pirker
Feb 26, 2015 Janice Loftus

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