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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


Apr 18, 2014 Lisa Drolet
Apr 18, 2014 Frank Nettekoven
Apr 18, 2014 audra demuth
Apr 18, 2014 adam marland
Apr 18, 2014 Katalin Apathy
Apr 17, 2014 Mika Rowan
Apr 17, 2014 elisa rodriguez
Apr 17, 2014 Stephanie Lloyd
Apr 16, 2014 Kristy Elam Lindbearg Please stop! Until you do, I will boycott your site.
Apr 16, 2014 Donna Lampkin
Apr 16, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 16, 2014 Amy Fine
Apr 16, 2014 Margaret Conti
Apr 16, 2014 Marina Sepulveda
Apr 16, 2014 (Name not displayed) Stop !
Apr 16, 2014 g Rickett OMG Yahoo! Disgrace! - You could do SO MUCH for charities and saving the world!
Apr 16, 2014 dinah bishop
Apr 16, 2014 Kathryn LeMosy
Apr 16, 2014 Jess Duelfer
Apr 16, 2014 D. Garcia
Apr 16, 2014 Christian Barbato
Apr 16, 2014 Marina Botoni
Apr 16, 2014 Christine Burkman
Apr 16, 2014 Carolyn MacPherson
Apr 16, 2014 Johanna de Bruin
Apr 16, 2014 Christine Pritchard AS LONG AS THERE IS ANIMAL CRUELTY WE MUST ALL KEEP FIGHTING – WE ARE THEIR VOICE
Apr 16, 2014 b.cecilia spedicato
Apr 15, 2014 Tania Gonzalez It's unacceptable after court order in place
Apr 15, 2014 Sergio Fernandes
Apr 14, 2014 Ute Caudill
Apr 14, 2014 Denise Saccone
Apr 14, 2014 Svetlana Demireva
Apr 14, 2014 c lc ʚïɞ ¡¡¡ No podemos exigir q ames a los animales pero si q los respetes ... Amooo ;-) Guauuu !!! ʚïɞ
Apr 14, 2014 Jodi Roth
Apr 14, 2014 Monika Szczurek
Apr 13, 2014 Susan Gaida
Apr 13, 2014 Carol Connelly McGaffin
Apr 13, 2014 Kev Parker
Apr 13, 2014 Linda Ridden
Apr 12, 2014 sheila sutton
Apr 12, 2014 Mary Wyman
Apr 12, 2014 james mclellan
Apr 12, 2014 Maho Cwejman
Apr 12, 2014 carly van heerden
Apr 12, 2014 Nathalie Escoffier
Apr 12, 2014 Susan Blunt
Apr 12, 2014 judy skubis
Apr 12, 2014 CYNDI SALINAS
Apr 12, 2014 Jill Borrett
Apr 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)

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