David Schwab Abel is an award-winning journalist with the Boston Globe, a teacher, and a documentary filmmaker. He has written extensively about climate change, poverty, terrorism, national security, and Latin America, and was part of the Globe’s team that won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. Abel’s work has also received the Ernie Pyle Award for Human Interest Storytelling from the Scripps Howard Foundation and a Sigma Delta Chi Award for feature writing. He now covers the environment for the Globe.
Abel most recently produced a film about the historic collapse of the iconic cod population in New England, which will be broadcast to a global audience next spring on the Discovery Channel.