UAB Polar scientist Jim McClintock honored by Explorers Club, along with 10 Apollo astronauts

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UAB’s Dr. Jim McClintock, a world expert on marine chemical ecology and drug discovery in Antarctica, was awarded the Finn Ronne Memorial Award by the Explorers Club on Saturday evening, March 16th in New York City.

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UAB polar scientist describes Antarctic ice shelf break impact

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Photo of Antarctica taken by UAB’s Dr. Jim McClintock earlier this year

Earlier this week, University of Alabama at Birmingham polar biologist, Antarctic explorer and 2016 Bham Now BOLD speaker, Jim McClintock, Ph.D., previewed for UAB News the pending Larsen C Antarctic ice shelf break, the impact it will have on the ecology in the region and how it will damage scientific efforts to fight cancer and infections.

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Local author’s book on travel, fishing and saving the world – “A Naturalist Goes Fishing”

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If you are seeking adventure and knowledge about a changing world, local Alabama author, James McClintock’s books do just that. From Antarctica to New Zealand to the bayous of Louisiana,  McClintock’s vivid stories take his readers on spectacular journeys, all without leaving their home.

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Nature Roundup January 19th edition – brought to you by JSU Little River Canyon Center

Check out UAB researcher Jim McClintock’s exclusive blog posts and photos from Antarctica in this edition of the Nature Roundup

Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup January 19th edition sponsored by the JSU Little River Canyon Center!

In this edition of the Nature Roundup, we celebrate stewardship of our special places around Alabama and planet Earth.

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Fresh from the bottom of the world – Antarctica adventures of UAB’s Jim McClintock

Bham Now BOLD Lecturer and UAB explorer Dr. Jim McClintock is providing Bham Now blog posts from his Antarctica trip during the month of January 2017.

Below is week January 8-16 of his journey.

Enjoy Jim’s observations and photography from the bottom of the world!

Gentoo Penquins in Antarctica – Photo from Jim McClintock

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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

BOLD Series with Jim McClintock a huge success! Continue to follow McClintock’s adventures at #JiminAntarctica (video)

Birmingham Now Speaker Series

It was a night to remember.

A full house. Avondale Brewery had to put out extra chairs.  The crowd started arriving 30 minutes early, to secure good seats. And Dr. Jim McClintock captivated the audience of 75+ for 50 minutes with a passionate talk about Antarctica, climate change, solutions and the future.

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Jim McClintock to Talk about Climate Change, Alabama’s Drought and the Antarctic

Ever wanted to have a beer with a world famous explorer?  Join Bham Now, sponsored by EBSCO, at Avondale Brewery on Dec. 6th for a conversation with Jim McClintock, Explorer Club Fellow, before he takes off for his 15th trip to the Antarctic.  We’ll meet upstairs at Avondale Brewing Company Doors open at 5:00 pm for networking.  Program from 6 – 7pm.  Get ticket here.