emerald tree frogs

Emerald green tree frog
向來種植茶葉都會用到化學肥料和除草劑,嚴重影響到棲息在臺灣北面茶園裡的翡翠樹蛙。但近年來某些茶農推廣有機生產,不再使用這些污染物質,令到翡翠樹蛙的棲息環境大大改善,得以穩定繁衍!翡翠樹蛙是臺灣特有的保育類野生動物,為肯定有機茶農在結合生產和生態保育上的貢獻,臺灣農業局頒發了「翡翠樹蛙綠色保育標章」。這同時也提高了產品的附加價值,亦提倡了保育意識。

tea production often involves chemical fertilizers and herbicides. the use of these chemicals had greatly threatened the survival of Emerald tree frogs – inhabitants of the tea garden in northern Taiwan. But in the past few years tea farmers had adopted a more organic way of tea production without the use of these harmful chemicals, significantly improving the habitat of Emerald tree frogs and allowing them to propagate. this frog species is endemic to Taiwan and is among the Red List of Threatened Species of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. the New Taipei City Government has awarded environmental conservation medals to tea farmers for putting efforts in the Emerald tree frog conservation, encouraging conservation and, at the same time, adding value to their tea products.

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