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

US offers fishermen help in paying monitors

By , Globe Staff

NOAA found money to cover most of the observer costs for the rest of the fishing year.

Climate change could be even worse for Boston than previously thought

By , Globe Staff

A new report commissioned by the city says seas could rise more than 10 feet by the end of the century.

Legislation may force utilities to fix gas leaks quicker

By , Globe Staff

Some of the thousands of leaks in Massachusetts that utility companies consider safe could be explosive.

US to Europe: Don’t ban our lobsters

By , Globe Staff

American lobsters don’t pose a threat to their European brethren, US and Canadian officials say.