Stop Selling Dolphin And Whale Meat
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Stop Selling Dolphin And Whale Meat

    1. Sehgal Melissa
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      Sehgal Melissa

      Taiji, Japan

Yahoo Japan is selling whale and dolphin meat including from animals killed in Taiji, Japan! Yes, it's selling dolphins and whales killed at "The Cove."

I have been here in Taiji for the past 3 years documenting the dolphin and small whale drive hunt, captive selection and slaughter. I will never be able to forget their cries and the blood red water as killers slaughtered these intelligent, sensitive beings!

Amazon.com, the largest online retailer in the world, stopped selling dolphin and whale meat. Why can't Yahoo put the same policy in place for all its sites around the world - including Japan?

The Humane Society International and Environmental Investigation Agency have not been able to convince Yahoo to change despite evidence of meat contaminated with high levels of mercury and sometimes from animals protected by the International Whaling Commission. I need your help, though, because I know we can do this!

Here are some links if you need proof that Yahoo is selling these products right now!

http://store.shopping.yahoo.co.jp/hakudai/yh-e-30-1-1.html (fried whale meat)

http://store.shopping.yahoo.co.jp/wakayamaken/t-12.html (Taiji whale dinner)

http://shopping.search.yahoo.co.jp/search?p=%E3%82%B4%E3%83%B3%E3%83%89%E3%82%A6&cid=2498&aq=-1&oq=&ei=UTF-8&first=1&slider=0&tab_ex=commerce (Pilot whales which are dolphins)

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I just signed the following petition addressed to: Yahoo.

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Stop Selling Dolphin And Whale Meat

Please follow Amazon.com's lead and ban all dolphin and whale meat products from your site!

You will lose customers as people around the world learn that you are profiting from the bloodshed at 'The Cove.' Please put a policy in place immediately.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 150,000 signatures
    2. Pilot whale remains are sorted by local Taiji meat buyers and distributors.

      Sehgal Melissa
      Petition Organizer
      Taiji, Japan - Buyers Separate Meat for Processing

      October 6, 2013 - Taiji, Japan - Two meat buyers distribute Pilot whale fins, flukes, spinal cords, and other body parts into two containers for processing.

    3. Pilot whale slaughter in Taiji October 2013

      Sehgal Melissa
      Petition Organizer
      Taiji, Japan - Pilot whales tethered before slaughter

      October 6, 2013 - Taiji, Japan - Before slaughter, the Pilot whale pod's matriarch and a large female are tethered to the cove while their family stays by their side.

    4. Reached 100,000 signatures
    5. New report: Killing for Commerce

      Pulin Modi
      Senior Campaigner

      Killing for Commerce, released today (June 6) by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), in conjunction with Humane Society International (HSI) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), details how Yahoo! Japan facilitates the sale of whale meat in Japan and how parent company Yahoo!, based in the USA, profits from the sales of products made from endangered whales.
      The report shows how Yahoo! Japan was in March found to be offering 249 whale products, including sashimi, bacon and canned whale meat, for sale on its fee-based sales and auction sites. That’s about 100 more listings of individual products than Amazon’s Japanese website was found to be selling when it was exposed earlier this year; in response, Amazon swiftly announced a ban on all such sales.
      The report also confirms that many of the products are from internationally protected great whale species including fin, sei, minke, sperm and Bryde’s whale – all of which are protected under the moratorium on commercia

    6. 20-30 PILOT WHALES DRIVEN INTO THE COVE IN TAIJI APRIL 28, 2012

      Sehgal Melissa
      Petition Organizer

      Yesterday 20-30 Pilot Whales were brutally slaughtered in the cove in Taiji...all during "OFF SEASON". The killing was granted by Wakayama Prefecture. The same was witnessed last May 2011..see video footage here-

    7. Taiji may turn into Marine Park...but will Slaughter continue ?

      Sehgal Melissa
      Petition Organizer

      Marine Park that serves Dolphin Meat ?

    8. Dolphin Meat is TOXIC !!!

      Sehgal Melissa
      Petition Organizer

      BlueVoice.org has been testing Taiji Dolphin and Whale meat for several years...read what they have discovered....

    9. Taiji is killing Dolphins Year Round...

      Sehgal Melissa
      Petition Organizer

      Cove Guardians discover the killing continues.

    10. CNN talks about Taiji Dolphin Slaughter with Melissa Sehgal

      Sehgal Melissa
      Petition Organizer

      CNN interview with Jane Velez-Mitchell regarding DOlphin Slaughter and Yahoo Petition

    11. Reached 75,000 signatures
    12. Sea Shepherd Cove Guardian Melissa Sehgal petitions against Yahoo.com.

      Sehgal Melissa
      Petition Organizer

      Please tell Yahoo.com to take Amazon.com's lead and ban ALL sales of whale and dolphin meat.

    13. Reached 15,000 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Katie Thrift BERRYVILLE, VA
      • 1 day ago

      Because this is a Barbaric and needless practice. It's inhumane treatment of these very intelligent mammals. Stop selling this toxic meat. I cannot believe Yahoo is involved in this at all what so ever!

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    • Jennifer Tamm METAMORA, MI
      • 2 days ago

      No animal should be taken from their environment!!!

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    • Jessica Lovell DUNDEE, MI
      • 2 days ago

      To help stop these monsters from slautering the worlds magnificent whales and dolphins.

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    • Stephanie Verellen PORT TOWNSEND, WA
      • 2 days ago

      Whaling, the selling of dolphins- dead or alive, needs to stop NOW!

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    • Conor Stevenson CASTELEDRG, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 3 days ago

      I feel strongly about the subject in hand and feel that there isn't enough being done to protect these beautiful mammals.. Its a sin to nature!!

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