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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


Jul 29, 2015 jeri lovell
Jul 29, 2015 Karen Lonkey
Jul 29, 2015 Janet McCaffrey There is no need for this. Yahoo should be ashamed.
Jul 28, 2015 joyce b
Jul 28, 2015 Dawn Barrett
Jul 28, 2015 Walter Schultz
Jul 28, 2015 Jan Gloyd
Jul 28, 2015 Angela Watson
Jul 28, 2015 lorri MacQueen
Jul 27, 2015 Tressa Glassman
Jul 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 27, 2015 Paula Eaton
Jul 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 27, 2015 Géraldine Strauss
Jul 26, 2015 javier alvarez An endangered animal, an intelligent mammal is not food or sport inspite of what the Japanese, Norwegians, Russians and especially the cruel Amsterdam people do to whales for sport.
Jul 26, 2015 Ulrike Buscato
Jul 24, 2015 Christine Reeder
Jul 24, 2015 Verma Cagno
Jul 24, 2015 DOUG SNYDER
Jul 24, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 24, 2015 Carol Hoke
Jul 23, 2015 Mirosław Sulima
Jul 23, 2015 Ridley Molders
Jul 23, 2015 Zippora Neitz
Jul 23, 2015 claudette blais
Jul 23, 2015 Gerry Ahrens shame on you they should be saved not exstinct
Jul 23, 2015 Marlene Sauer
Jul 22, 2015 Marilyn Winfield Come on, Yahoo! You know better than this. Stop selling whale products. Commercial whaling is illegal right now. Stop it now!
Jul 22, 2015 b Curtis
Jul 21, 2015 Laura Bauer
Jul 21, 2015 Garry Taroli
Jul 20, 2015 ann-louise andersson
Jul 20, 2015 Jeremy Webb
Jul 20, 2015 Elaine NT
Jul 19, 2015 Beverly Terhune
Jul 18, 2015 Christine Witcher
Jul 17, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 17, 2015 Wayne Glasman
Jul 17, 2015 Randy Lyle
Jul 17, 2015 Paulinha Russell
Jul 17, 2015 deborah parks
Jul 17, 2015 Jim Aldrich
Jul 17, 2015 Carolyn Bridges
Jul 17, 2015 Darren Woolsey
Jul 16, 2015 Tina Bryner
Jul 15, 2015 Dewey Jackson
Jul 15, 2015 Loretta Lurer
Jul 14, 2015 Joleen Martinez
Jul 14, 2015 amy rasmussen
Jul 14, 2015 Thierry Chartier

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