International Biodiesel Day
On August 10 International Biodiesel Day is held. The day also honours the research experiments by Sir Rudolf Diesel who ran an engine with peanut oil in the year of 1893. This august event in the first decade of the month is annual.
World Elephant Day on August 12 (Conceived in 2011 by Canadian filmmakers Patricia Sims and Michael Clark of Canazwest Pictures, and Sivaporn Dardarananda, Secretary-General of the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation in Thailand, it was officially founded, supported and launched by Patricia Sims and the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation on August 12, 2012);
World Photo Day on August 19 (Founded in 2009);
World Brain Day on August 22 (was launched by the World Federation of Neurology on 22 July 2014 and is dedicated to a different neurological disease or topic every year);
Ecological Debt Day on August 22 (It started in 1987... The New Economics Foundation calculates the calendar day of Ecological Debt Day by using the following formula: (world biocapacity/world ecological footprint) x 365);