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1 - What is an active supporter?

Active supporters are people who volunteer about once a month (or more) to carry out specific tasks in order to help meet Greenpeace’s objectives. The passion, enthusiasm and...

1 - What is Greenpeace Greenwire?

Greenpeace Greenwire is an online community that offers support to anyone who wants to make an active contribution to the goals Greenpeace seeks in its campaigns. It is an online...

2 - What do active supporters do?

Greenpeace regularly invites active supporters to: Talk to people on the high street, at local fairs and festivals, asking them to support a specific element of Greenpeace’s work...

2 - What is a group on Greenwire?

Every Greenpeace local network has an associated group on Greenwire. Joining a Greenwire group will allow you to see and take part in all upcoming events organised by the network...

3 - Is Greenwire secure?

You can see the ‘s’ in https://greenwire.greenpeace.org indicating that Greenpeace Greenwire is operating on a secure connection. After 40 minutes of inactivity, you will...

3 - What is campaigning and public outreach?

Greenpeace active supporters regularly take part in, and organise campaign events. Often these events involve talking to the public and supporters, raising awareness and...

4 - Can people find my profile via Google?

All your data, including your profile information and content that you post when logged in, are not discoverable through search engines like Google.

4 - What is a local group or a network?

Local networks are typically formed around a core of six to eight people who meet on a monthly basis to plan activities. Others within the network keep in touch with coordinators...

5 - Can I hide my name from other members ?

To encourage trust and community-building, you can’t be completely anonymous on Greenpeace Greenwire. However, you can hide your surname from other members. Here's how: Go to your...

5 - What is a network coordinator?

Network coordinators plan and encourage participation in events, motivating local people to get active. Because each network is different, the specifics of the coordinator’s role...

6 - What is a key activist?

Key Activists are people in our active supporters network who perform one or more of the following voluntary roles: Network Coordinator - running a local Greenpeace group or...

7 - I see a flaw in Greenwire. Can this be fixed?

Yes! It's great to have the errors you encounter reported to us, so that we can do something about it. Use the ‘Contact’ form in the Help menu to send us a message.

7 - What training is available?

Greenpeace organises regular opportunities for active supporters to gain new skills including: Street communications training (SCT) – a one day workshop suitable for anyone, run...

8 - I have another question. Who can help me?

If you need help getting started, creating groups, creating content, or using any of the other features on Greenwire, check out our written "How to" guides or our video tutorials...

8 - What is the outreach team?

The outreach team synchronises and supports the networks that deliver Greenpeace’s work locally, and supports the more specific roles of key activists and the wider active...

9 - I want to get active but live elsewhere

Greenpeace UK only works with active supporters and volunteers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. If you live in a country with a Greenpeace office , then they will...

What can I do, if I’m under 18?

Due to the nature of Greenpeace’s campaign work, if you are under 18 then we’re afraid you cannot become an active supporter , or get active with a local network. However there...

What is community fundraising?

Greenpeace active supporters organise occasional fundraising events, donating the proceeds to the central organisation. For example organising a fundraising gig, a pub collection...

About Greenpeace Greenwire United Kingdom

Greenpeace Greenwire is a place where people like you connect with other volunteers, activists and groups working on environmental campaigns all across the country. This is your...

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