Adriana Santiago Ortíz, an elementary school teacher, frees monarch butterflies from a net during a festival to celebrate the arrival of spring at The W School in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico. Santiago Ortíz breeds butterflies to teach her students about metamorphosis.
From left, Cuauhtémoc López, Alejo Taloca, Lorenzo López and Salvador Candelario Carrillo, members of the band Neiwana, give a free concert in a public square in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. The band members sing about Wixaritari culture in their native language. “I would be singing every day,” Lorenzo López says. “I wish there were more cultural spaces in the city.”
Munkhbat Sambuu, an employee in Arkhangai province’s urban landscaping department, stands next to a bridge at a park in Erdenebulgan, Arkhangai province, Mongolia. Road maintenance personnel will elevate the bridge and build dams to prevent flooding from melting ice and snow.