ISSUE 1 2021
A brand New Year is once again here. I hope that everyone is coping well and in good health.

Since the onset of the pandemic and the merging of the Faculty of Forestry and the Faculty of Environmental Studies, we have been responding aggressively to the overall situation with various strategies...
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Electron transport studies of dye-sensitized solar cells based on natural sensitizer extracted from rengas (Gluta spp.) and mengkulang (Heritiera elata) wood
Nur Ezyanie Safie, Norasikin Ahmad Ludin, Norul Hisham Hamid, Paridah Md. Tahir, Mohd Asri Mat Teridi, Suhaila Sepeai Mohd Adib Ibrahim, Kamaruzzaman Sopian
The development of the dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) as an alternative device in solar energy applications has been extensively investigated. DSSCs have advantages such as lower cost and less toxic manufacture than conventional silicon-based cells (Shalini et al. 2015). Generally, DSSC devices are...
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Significance of pollen and its applications in human's life
Pollen is a finely structured reproductive organ found on flowers and is often white, or with yellowish or reddish tinge. Pollen comes in a variety of sizes; some can be seen with naked eyes, while some can only be seen with the help of a microscope. Pollen is produced on male flowers and is usually...
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Outdoor recreation and the benefits
Nowadays, outdoor recreation and human cannot be separated. The demands and need for outdoor recreation become higher among the public, either the youngster or elderly. Outdoor recreation's benefits have been recognized. However, facing more challenges in the current life, people tend to do more physical...
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Addition of ammonium and aluminium-based hardeners into urea formaldehyde resin and its effects on the properties and formaldehyde emission of the resultant particleboard
Urea formaldehyde (UF) resin is the most prevalently used binding agent in wood-based panels industry due to its cheap cost. However, one of the drawbacks of the UF resin is its continuous emittance of formaldehyde which is detrimental to users’ health. Application of formaldehyde scavenger or formaldehyde...
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Effect of formaldehyde emission in health conditions plywood industry workers
Maizatul Akmal, Muhammad Ridwan Samsuar, Seca Gandaseca
Safety and health is the biggest concern among workers in wooden industry workers. This is a genuine issue when most of the workers in the wood industry all over the world don't fulfill the base guidelines and rules set by global organizations (Ooi, 2008). In the woodworking industry, the workers will...
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