22 Oct '11, 7pm

MakerBot Prints New Shells For Homeless Crabs | Care2 Causes

MakerBot Prints New Shells For Homeless Crabs | Care2 Causes

Often recognized by the large shells/homes they carry around on their back, these ocean scavengers are facing a housing crisis. Ocean acidification , a symptom of climate change and unbridled marine pollution, destroys the cast-off shells of mollusks that hermit crabs usually call home. With a shell shortage, hermit crabs around the world are being forced to stick their butts into bottles, shotgun shells, and anything else they can find. This is unacceptable to the folks in the MakerBot Community . The creator of the Thing-O-Matic, a printer that can create 3D objects, MakerBot has rallied its community of hackers, artists and makers to come up with alternative shells for homeless hermit crabs. Crab habitats, or “crabitats,” have been set up at MakerBot locations in Brooklyn and L.A. MakerBot community members from all over the world will send their best shell designs to t...

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