David Abel

An award-winning reporter on the Globe staff since 1999, David Abel has covered war in the Balkans, unrest in Latin America, national security issues in Washington D.C., terrorism in New York and Boston, and climate change and poverty in New England.

Abel, also a documentary filmmaker and an occasional professor of journalism, 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

Environmental advocates sue the EPA to implement stormwater plan

By , Globe Staff

The EPA announced this summer that it was shelving the plan, known as the MS4 stormwater permit, for at least another year.

Region losing 65 acres of forests a day, report finds

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Massachusetts alone is losing 7,000 acres of forestland a year to development, the report said.

Katahdin, marine monument may get less protection under Trump

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended that President Trump make significant changes to 10 national monuments, including Katahdin in Maine and an area off Cape Cod.

‘We’ll be back’: Enormous hurdles — and resolve — ahead for those in Virgin Islands’ hard-hit tourism industry

By and , Globe Staff

Hurricane Irma hasn’t only destroyed the infrastructure of many Caribbean islands. It’s also wiped out much of the region’s vital tourism industry.