By Means of Butterfly


In the face of immense adversity, Lucy and Ramon Espinosa are paving the way in a burgeoning industry in the province of Marinduque, the butterfly farming capitol of the Philippines.  In some places here, almost 1 in 5 are butterfly famers, accounting for about 85 percent of the national butterfly farming industry.  Butterfly pupa are exported around the world for release at weddings, birthdays and celebrations of all kinds.  But the Espinosa family have found their own path to building a livelihood by means of butterflies.

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