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Fen

A unit of length in China approximately equivalent to 3.33 millimeters.
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The project thus aims to achieve a sustainable future for the fens by addressing the changes in land use and management necessary to maintain the conservation gains of the project.
Fen raft spiders are one of only two British spiders that are fully protected by law, and are named after their ability to float on water in the fens and wetlands where they live - thanks to their hairy legs.
The light brown spider was first found in the 1950s, but the draining of the fens has been putting its preferred habitat under threat, experts said.
Based on topography and morphology, the fens at IMI are classified as slope fens since underground water first comes to the surface and then flows from a higher elevation to a lower elevation (The Nature Conservancy 2002).
Members of the Beck Buddies, a youth group set up to help look after the town's Greatham Beck Local Nature Reserve on the Fens estate, have designed posters to highlight the problems caused by dog dirt.
It is set in the Fens in East Anglia and there is a growing sense of claustrophobia.