Rare Yellow Cardinal in Alabaster has captured the hearts of Alabamians this week

Yellow Cardinal
Photo via Facebook by Jeremy Black

Bham Now  readers have likely been seeing this beautiful and rare Yellow Cardinal all over their social media feeds this week .  The rare bird has  captured the hearts of Alabamians and is about to go national with a feature story by  the National Audubon Society.

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Bham Now Special – Freedom Riders & Birmingham Civil Rights National Monuments (photo gallery/links)

Special card supporting Birmingham Civil Rights National Park given to Mayor Bell and Secretary Jewell. Yesterday, President Obama established the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument.

Yesterday, President Obama, through a proclamation under the Antiquities Act, established the Birmingham Civil Rights and Freedom Riders National Monuments.

A historic day for Alabama. 

Bham Now has compiled a list of links from television, radio and newspaper stories that have been published online in the past 12 hours.  With the help of photographer Larry Gay, we’ve also created a special photo gallery.

First – the photo gallery.

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Bham Now BOLD speaker Jim McClintock to make his 24th and 25th journey to Antarctica in 2017

This past month’s Bham Now BOLD speaker and UAB Polar and Marine Biology Professor Jim McClintock was featured in al.com yesterday, detailing his upcoming 24th and 25th journeys to Antarctica in 2017

Written by al.com’s environmental reporter Dennis Pillion, the profile describes McClintock’s future research efforts in Antarctica which may prove useful for people suffering from cancer to antibiotic resistant infections.

The article also recognizes fellow polar researchers Chuck Amsler, a marine algae and seaweed specialist at UAB, and Bill Baker, a chemist from the University of South Florida. McClintock called himself and his fellow researchers the “Three Musketeers.”

Check out the al.com article below:

UAB researchers look to Antarctica for the next big drug discovery

For more about information Dr. Jim McClintock and his remarkable work, visit the following Bham Now links:

What Do Roosevelt (TR), Lindbergh, Armstrong and UAB’s McClintock Have in Common?

Bham Now Live Interview with BOLD Speaker Jim McClintock -discussing climate change, drought, President -elect Trump & Hand in Paw