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

City opens new homeless shelter to the public

By , Globe Staff

The multimillion-dollar renovation on Southampton Street took only six months before city officials this week opened its doors.

Shelter for homeless displaced from Long Island expands

By , Globe Staff

The Southampton Street facility, which opened to about 100 men in January, can now house more than 400 men.

Panel votes to re-open parts of Georges Bank

By , Globe Staff

The New England Fisheries Management Council’s decision would open more than 70 percent of areas previously closed on Georges Bank.

A resurgence of plovers rankles beachgoers

By , Globe Staff

The state has been so successful in nurturing the birds that their nesting areas are consuming wide swaths of beaches.