Program for Sunday, January 30, 2022
David Abel will discuss his adventures as a reporter and documentary filmmaker. Abel’s films include “Gladesmen: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys,” about the government’s $16 billion effort to restore the Everglades, one of the planet’s most damaged ecosystems; “Sacred Cod,” about the historic collapse of the iconic cod fishery in New England; and, most recently, Entangled which chronicles the efforts to protect North Atlantic right whales from extinction. He is the host of a podcast about climate change called Climate Rising produced by Harvard Business School.
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David Abel has been a reporter for the Boston Globe since 1999. An award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker, he has covered war in the Balkans, unrest in Latin America, national security issues in Washington D.C., terrorism in Boston, and climate change and poverty throughout New England. Born and raised in New York City, Abel’s career started in Mexico City, where he wrote for an expatriate newspaper covering the nation’s social movements and economic woes. Before that, he spent a year in San Francisco, writing poetry, fiction, and articles for the Haight Ashbury Free Press.