Prof. Nouar Tabet, Dr. Ihsan Shehadi, Dr. Manar Abu Taleb, the department chairmen and selected representatives of the Scientific Departments, had attended an introductory presentation to the GLOBE initiative by Ms. Baheya shehab. The GLOBE initiative is a global organization that has members from 121 countries. The UAE joined the GLOBE initiative in 1995 ? and has been active since 2011. The main mission of the GLOBE initiative is to involve young students in high schools and lower levels in active research, data collections and analysis in the area of preserving the environment.