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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.

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Feb 8, 2016 Carin Fuerniss
Feb 8, 2016 Erin Johnson
Feb 8, 2016 Maureen Jackson
Feb 8, 2016 Beate Grobecker
Feb 8, 2016 Lineh Derderian
Feb 7, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Feb 7, 2016 Debra Nourse
Feb 7, 2016 Nelly Rivera
Feb 6, 2016 Danny Chan By allowing for this trade to continue, Yahoo! is condoning mistreatment of animals. Please remove illegal whale products from your site. Humans share this planet with other species and we do not have dominion over other animals. Thank you.
Feb 6, 2016 Adelaide Monteiro
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Feb 5, 2016 Dagmar Meyer Steiger
Feb 5, 2016 Teri Wikowsky
Feb 4, 2016 Maria Vitória Magri
Feb 4, 2016 Donna hernandez
Feb 4, 2016 Janka Steller
Feb 4, 2016 Devon Crane
Feb 4, 2016 Kimberly Guysick
Feb 4, 2016 Ginette Collerette
Feb 4, 2016 Abigael Foreman
Feb 3, 2016 Michelle Anthony
Feb 3, 2016 Sharon Weiss
Feb 3, 2016 Linda L.-Schaeffer
Feb 3, 2016 Patricia Bush
Feb 3, 2016 Cecile Lemay
Feb 3, 2016 Lynn Walston
Feb 3, 2016 margarita blair
Feb 3, 2016 Mindy Wiekamp
Feb 3, 2016 brigitte tricot
Feb 2, 2016 Allan Loney
Feb 2, 2016 Lina J. Pedroni https://youtu.be/AhR36gV6vW4 BLESS THE BEASTS AND THE CHILDREN....
Feb 2, 2016 Bryan Martin
Feb 1, 2016 Vassiliki Dimitroula
Feb 1, 2016 Andrew Weprin
Feb 1, 2016 Jessica Black
Jan 31, 2016 kathy brunner
Jan 30, 2016 Doreen Forbes
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Jan 29, 2016 Kimberly Clarke
Jan 28, 2016 kathleen mcnally
Jan 27, 2016 Rae Sawyer Yahoo's Japan site must stop selling products from endangered whales. It is totally wrong. Japan hunters claim that they hunt whales for scientific purposes which is a LIE. Everyone knows they are profiting from killing thousands of whales which is wrong.
Jan 26, 2016 John Costanzo
Jan 26, 2016 Erika Betters
Jan 26, 2016 Jeannette Austin
Jan 26, 2016 Joan DeHaeseleer
Jan 26, 2016 Jennifer Perret
Jan 26, 2016 Priscilla Auger
Jan 26, 2016 Becky Favorite
Jan 26, 2016 Gloria Diggle

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