David Abel

A Globe staff writer since 1999, Abel has written extensively about Latin America, national security, higher education, poverty, travel, and many other subjects throughout New England. He was part of the team that won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News for the paper’s coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. He now covers the environment for the Globe.

Latest stories

Harvard students offer advice to Malia Obama

By and Adam Sennott , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

President Obama’s daughter will take a gap year before starting at Harvard in the fall of 2017.

Conn. governor honored for defending refugees

By , Globe Staff

Dannel Malloy was honored as the 26th recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

Fishing monitors to accompany fewer trips

By , Globe Staff

After protesting for months about having to pay for those who monitor their catch, the region’s fishermen are catching a break.

Baker administration seeking greater control over environmental oversight

By , Globe Staff

State environmental officials filed legislation Friday to assume greater authority over the amount of pollution allowed in the state’s waterways.