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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


May 28, 2015 Lisa Griffin I boycott YAHOO until this is done.
May 27, 2015 Hiedi Tan
May 27, 2015 Marilyn Mason
May 27, 2015 theresia styadinata
May 27, 2015 j caspers
May 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 27, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 27, 2015 Doris Pacitto
May 27, 2015 Cindy Zatlokowicz
May 27, 2015 Undine Nestler
May 27, 2015 monique ligat
May 27, 2015 elena aguirre
May 27, 2015 Marci Turner
May 27, 2015 Karine Verhoeven
May 26, 2015 Sky Gianni
May 26, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 25, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 24, 2015 Alida Tsang
May 24, 2015 Diana Gross
May 23, 2015 Patricia Doherty
May 23, 2015 Jess Francis
May 23, 2015 Joanne Fortunato
May 22, 2015 kaoli ishida
May 22, 2015 Tami Fleming
May 22, 2015 Ann Braselton
May 22, 2015 Angel Orona
May 22, 2015 susan Beltran
May 22, 2015 Mary Crawmer
May 22, 2015 Lisa Jensen YAHOO RESPECT AND CARE FOR THE WELLBEING OF ALL ANIMALS.
May 22, 2015 Jess Huffman Should be illegal not only for this to happen in Canada, but Alaska, as well. Natives/eskimos should fall under the same guidelines and laws for slaughtering whales, seals, etc. as the remaining population.
May 22, 2015 Arlette Sharp
May 21, 2015 (Name not displayed)
May 21, 2015 bozena zalwowska
May 20, 2015 David Becker
May 20, 2015 Maggie Sullivan
May 20, 2015 valerie pelletier
May 20, 2015 Susan Johnson
May 19, 2015 fabs nacka
May 19, 2015 Gladys Hutcheson
May 18, 2015 Sheila Ward
May 18, 2015 Lucas de Arruda
May 18, 2015 Jonathan Heathcote-Curtis
May 18, 2015 Annemieke Morks
May 18, 2015 JoAnn Mellendorf
May 18, 2015 mitzi branvold
May 17, 2015 Louise Nilsson
May 17, 2015 MONIKA TYSSARCZYK
May 17, 2015 Andreas Papapanagiotou
May 16, 2015 catherine anderson This is a wildlife crtme, why do you support it? Do you guys hate whales or what? Why are you even involved in this crime? Aren't you accomplices?
May 16, 2015 rhonda howell

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