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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...

Antarctic Krill Research

Summary Greenpeace has just launched a new, global campaign calling for the world’s biggest ocean sanctuary to be created in the Antarctic Ocean. Home to an amazing array of sea...

Antarctic Krill research

Summary Greenpeace has just launched a new, global campaign calling for the world’s biggest ocean sanctuary to be created in the Antarctic Ocean. Home to an amazing array of sea...

Emailing and managing your group members

Unfortunately there isn’t a really clear “Email your group members” button (yet) but the process is straightforward once you know how. Step 1: From your group pages, click “Manage...

Getting Started on Greenwire

Written guide 1. To start using Greenwire, you need to register. You can do this using your Facebook or Google accounts, or alternatively sign up with a username, email, and...

Greenwire UK User Agreement

Greenpeace ( www.greenpeace.org ) is an independent global campaigning organisation that acts to change attitudes and behaviour, to protect and conserve the environment and to...

Help

Welcome to Greenpeace Greenwire UK. We are here to help you with your Greenwire experience. Check out our How to use Greenwire page for guides and video tutorials on how to use...

House rules

Anyone can create an account on Greenwire and anyone with an account can post content or comment. So it's open to everyone - we just ask that you follow the house rules. We've...

How to create a group

Watch this short video or read the written guidelines below. 4 Create a group from Rachael King on Vimeo . Step 1: From any page, go to the Community tab, then click Groups. Step...

How to create a profile

Creating a profile on Greenwire is the first step to connecting with other activists. Step 1: Log in to Greenpeace Greenwire, go to your profile page and click Edit Profile. Step...

How to post blogs

Use blog posts for telling stories, such as a review of the year, or why you got involved with Greenpeace. Step 1: From any page, under the “News and Media” tab in the menu,...

How to post documents

Step 1: From any page, under the “News and Media” tab, click on "Documents". Step 2: From this page, you can view documents uploaded by other people, and you can upload your own...

How to post events

Step 1: Go to the Community tab at the top of the page, and click on Events. On the right side of the page, click “Add your event”. Step 2: Choose the group you want your event to...

How to post news

We recommend you use news posts for short updates to keep people in the loop about the latest news from your group. From any page, under the “News and Media” tab in the menu,...

How to post photos

Use the Photos page to view other Greenwire user’s photos and upload your own. Step 1: From any page, under the “News and Media” tab, click on “Photos”. Step 2: From this page,...

How to post videos

Step 1: From any page, under the “News and Media” tab, click on “Videos” and then click “Add your video” on the right hand side. Step 2: Give your video a title and a description...

How to send a private message

There are two ways to send a private message to another person on Greenwire. Method 1: Start on your profile, at the top of your profile, and then click the “Messages” tab. Type...

How to sign up on Greenwire

Signing up on Greenwire is the first step to getting involved. Step 1: Click the “Sign up” or “Get Started” buttons on the Greenwire home page . Step 2: You can either register...

How to use the Greenpeace Greenwire UK group

This group is for all Greenwire users to connect and collaborate. Step 1: All Greenwire users are added to the national Greenpeace Greenwire UK group after signing up. To access...

Information on the use of cookies

We can't unfortunately offer a cookie-free experience, and here's why: The new EU law, and in particular the amended Dutch Telecommunications Act, requiring visitor consent to use...

No local group near you?

Start a new local group One of the best ways to help support Greenpeace is to get involved with a local group. There are over 60 groups across the country, all campaigning locally...

Privacy

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Test Election Page

General Election 2015 2015 is a crucial year for the future of our planet. On May 7th we will take the polls and a new Government will be formed. We have no idea what form it will...

Travel Information for Glastonbury Festival 2016

Remember, you must arrive on site in time for an 8.00pm briefing on Tuesday 21 June at the very latest. It is better to arrive earlier in order to pitch your tent, have a tour of...

UK Election 2015

General Election 2015 2015 is a crucial year for the future of our planet. On May 7th we will take the polls and a new Government will be formed. We have no idea what form it will...

Friends of the Earth Yorkshire & the Humber

https://www.foe.co.uk/page/yorkshire-humber We stand for: A beautiful world We depend on the planet, so let’s keep it in good shape. A good life A healthy planet is one that works...

Home-made Christmas cards

Hello We're thinking of doing some home-made christmas cards with recycled materials to raise money in the run-up to Christmas. Has anyone made their own Christmas card before? Or...

Leeds Green Exchange

http://www.leedsforchange.org.uk/l4c_group/leeds-green-exchange/ The Green Exchange is a brand new sustainability project based in the heart of Leeds, working across the city to...

The new web page looks great?

Hello all and welcome to the new web page for local Greenpeace Groups, Greenwire. What do you think?, vote in the poll but also let us know what you want to see more of and we...

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