Charlotte Causton

Project Coordinator of Invasive Invertebrates

Charlotte has worked with the CDRS in different projects since 1997, including terrestrial invertebrate research programs.

She has extensive experience developing methods for controlling invasive insects and restoring ecosystems in areas of conservation importance.

She oversaw the biological control program against the cottony cushion scale using the Australian ladybug.

She is currently coordinating an international effort to control the population of the invasive Philornis downsi fly, which is threatening many endemic bird species in the Galapagos.

Articles

Research to Eradicate Philornis downsi in Galapagos Moves Ahead

Paola Lahuatte, currently a junior researcher at the Charles Darwin Research Station, first arrived here in May 2013 as a volunteer. After a few months she was offered a scholarship to develop a...

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