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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 28, 2015 Brittney Craig
Mar 28, 2015 marguerite jandreau
Mar 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 27, 2015 kathy miller
Mar 27, 2015 Kelly Inviere
Mar 27, 2015 Madeleine Doran
Mar 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 27, 2015 Dale Benest Yahoo! bring your subsidiary into line.
Mar 27, 2015 Craig Kramer
Mar 27, 2015 Bonnie Anton Doesn't matter how you make the almighty dollar - right? Shame. Where is your compassion and setting an example for others.
Mar 27, 2015 Diane Williford
Mar 26, 2015 Angela southall
Mar 26, 2015 James Aldrich
Mar 26, 2015 Lucia Nocentini
Mar 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 26, 2015 Glenda Sutherland
Mar 26, 2015 jovita prinz
Mar 25, 2015 callie hamilton I will no longer use Yahoo if they persist in selling Whale products I hope more people are with me on this. Stop them from doing this.
Mar 25, 2015 l f
Mar 25, 2015 Robert Becker
Mar 25, 2015 MARINA ABBOTT SHAME ON YOU YAHOO.
Mar 25, 2015 Deborah Cortlandt
Mar 25, 2015 Danijela Visak
Mar 25, 2015 Anne Meenan
Mar 25, 2015 Lorraine Dumas
Mar 25, 2015 Veronica Spassova
Mar 25, 2015 Veronica Myers-Fuqua
Mar 25, 2015 Karen Lorraine Silva I will never go to Yahoo! for ANYTHING
Mar 25, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Mar 24, 2015 nathalie lanciaux
Mar 24, 2015 Foletta Sierra
Mar 24, 2015 Kim Walsh Please Stop Selling Whale Products Yahoo This Is Very Disgusting And So Cruel
Mar 23, 2015 Tressa Glassman
Mar 23, 2015 Di Obrien
Mar 22, 2015 hazel rice
Mar 22, 2015 Dawn Barber
Mar 22, 2015 Martha Berti
Mar 22, 2015 nayana yashwari
Mar 22, 2015 eileen perahia
Mar 22, 2015 chenie kaur
Mar 22, 2015 irma agostini
Mar 22, 2015 rita Chesi
Mar 22, 2015 Valentina Chesi
Mar 22, 2015 laura parrini
Mar 22, 2015 Friederike Besier
Mar 21, 2015 Alejandra Benito
Mar 21, 2015 Kaity Hodges
Mar 21, 2015 Christine Miller I am disgusted that this has gone on. More profit over humanity. SHAME ON YAHOO, and SHAME ON JAPAN.
Mar 20, 2015 Juliana Vásquez Please YAHOO. Stop doing this cruelty with these beatiful being, please
Mar 20, 2015 Carla Presnell

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