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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 3, 2015 Marilyn Wellman
Jul 3, 2015 mariangela travagliati
Jul 3, 2015 Suzie Ford
Jul 3, 2015 Linda Abbott How can you do this? I will not purchase from any Yahoo site until these products are pulled.
Jul 3, 2015 Carol Lipper
Jul 3, 2015 Melissa McCage
Jul 3, 2015 Beth Johnson
Jul 3, 2015 Haley Norriss
Jul 3, 2015 florence christoplos
Jul 3, 2015 marian selim
Jul 2, 2015 Isabel carapeto
Jul 1, 2015 mitzi koehl
Jun 30, 2015 Pauline Seymour
Jun 30, 2015 Diane Ratcliffe
Jun 30, 2015 katie pilkington
Jun 29, 2015 Jan Subert
Jun 29, 2015 Lillian Kraemer
Jun 28, 2015 Julia Zimansky
Jun 28, 2015 Linda Astleford I am telling Yahoo's CEO Ross Levinsohn to obey the international moratorium and to stop selling endangered animal products immediately. It is time to put a stop to it now!
Jun 28, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jun 28, 2015 ken bains
Jun 28, 2015 Sheena Dockery
Jun 28, 2015 C. Wiens
Jun 27, 2015 Deborah Croft
Jun 27, 2015 Miryanna v
Jun 27, 2015 n. gottlieb
Jun 27, 2015 Sarah League
Jun 26, 2015 Carol Defibaugh
Jun 26, 2015 Debra Jordan
Jun 25, 2015 Joy Hanson
Jun 25, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jun 24, 2015 Valerie Perry
Jun 24, 2015 Garry Lough
Jun 24, 2015 Corinna Heilmann
Jun 24, 2015 Lori Anderson
Jun 24, 2015 C. W. Please do what Amazon did and stop selling it.
Jun 24, 2015 Antonino Gentile
Jun 24, 2015 Darlene Jesson
Jun 24, 2015 Kris Jackson
Jun 23, 2015 Diane Hagen
Jun 23, 2015 Susan Dixon
Jun 22, 2015 Janice Banks
Jun 22, 2015 karen lamp
Jun 21, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jun 21, 2015 Beth O'Brien
Jun 21, 2015 Rebecca Litwiler
Jun 21, 2015 Liana Holm
Jun 20, 2015 June Stackhouse
Jun 20, 2015 Howard Weinstein
Jun 20, 2015 Alicja Bożek

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