While UAE and India celebrated the bonds of their historical friendship in a glorious way on the eve of the 68th Republic Day, we students living in UAE thought of celebrating the same in a special way. We a group of 11 students from different Dubai-based schools took part in the recent Give a Ghaf Tree planting program organized by Goumbook. We planted Ghaf seeds in memory of the Republic Day of India. This Republic Day is special to us as His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the Chief Guest in this historic event. This day will be long lasting in our memory. Give a Ghaf launched in 2011 to encourage more people to plant the hardy evergreen Ghaf Tree, which is native to the UAE, Oman and Saudi Arabia. Capable of growing roots down to 30 meters to access water, the Ghaf could once be seen on sand dunes and gravel plains throughout the Emirates. However booming development has placed the wild Ghaf under threat. The trees planted at Al Barari Nursery will be donated to parks and schools once they are big enough, so they can be replanted and help fight against its decline. We as students, aim to return the favor back to society through various campaigns. Our aim is to encourage sustainable habits among the public. We hope to make a significant contribution in helping reduce hazards like Global Warming and decline of trees. We encourage more people to care and preserve our Environment and promote sustainable living.