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

Farm that once benefited the homeless now run by fast-food chain

By , Globe Staff

The decision to allow b.good to take over the city-owned farm on Long Island enraged its former managers.

As much as 90 percent of ground water in Mass. may be corrosive

By , Globe Staff

As much as 90 percent of the state’s ground water is potentially corrosive, according to a report.

Will this Harvard-built telescope find intelligent life?

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The telescope will be 10 times more powerful than the 26-year-old Hubble Space Telescope.

Antarctic ozone hole is shrinking, scientists say

By , Globe Staff

Three decades after nations worldwide banned damaging chemicals, the ozone hole over Antarctica has begun to heal.