Yahoo and whale slaughter

In its September/October issue of Allanimals the Humane Society of the United States reports that Yahoo Japan advertises thousands of ivory products and hundreds of other products derived from dolphins and whales. I am quoting directly from their article. Yahoo Inc. could stop this but the response has been disappointing. Their deaf ear is resounding. We are urged to send a letter, sign a petition, spread the word about Yahoo Japan.

And there’s this fact: whale and dolphin meat is unhealthy, containing mercury 16 times above the Japanese allowable limit for consumption.

Now, the enlightened ones: Google, eBay, Wal-Mart, 7-Eleven and Gorton’s have ordered their Japanese subsidiaries to stop selling and advertising whale meat.

The earth’s natural resources rest in the hands of individuals and their representative organizations. I feel so strongly about the methodical destruction of our animals I wish I could be a one-woman army to protect them. I care. I care so much.


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