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

Team begins moving venerable Martha’s Vineyard lighthouse

By , Globe Staff

The delicate process will save the iconic Gay Head lighthouse from the steady erosion of the surrounding cliffs.

US, Canadian fishermen at war over lobster waters

By , Globe Staff

The rising price of lobster is fueling the tension in a centuries-old conflict over 277 square miles of disputed waters.

Sense of relief for some survivors, but little peace

By and , Globe Staff

The response was swift from some of those injured in the bombings.

Man charged in extortion of Sharon rabbi

By , Globe Staff

Court documents asserted that Nicholas Zemeitus had threatened to make public the rabbi’s alleged sexual relationship with a teenage boy.