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Every year August 12 is recognized as World Elephant Day. The day was created in 2011 and is a day set to raise awareness to the treatment of elephants worldwide.
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World Elephant Day encourages people to work towards better treatment, protection of and living environments of elephants, and enforce better policies to prevent poaching and ivory trading.
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To learn more about World Elephant Day and find out how you can help, visit worldelephantday.org.