Briton Anthony Perrett says the Greenpeace arrests highlighted the issue of climate change as he tells of his two months in jail.
Eskom has apologised for using a private security company at the Medupi power station in Limpopo to spy on environmental bodies.
The Netherlands has taken Russia to the world's maritime court in order to free 30 crew members of Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise, charged with piracy.
Activists came out with a united call for Russia's release of 30 Greenpeace activists after being jailed for protests against Arctic oil drilling.
The rhetoric around fracking is building as Water Minister Edna Molewa issued a notice of her intention to declare fracking a "controlled activity".
Activists have planted a flag at the North Pole along with signatures calling for the Arctic to be declared a sanctuary protected from oil drilling.
Power utility Eskom spied on the activities of green organisations in the country, claims Earthlife Africa and Greenpeace.
The world's third-largest paper producer Asia Pulp and Paper says it has stopped using logs from Indonesia's natural forests.
A group of activists from various environmental organisations took part in a march in Johannesburg to protest South Africa's nuclear expansion plans.
Fourteen environmental activists have been detained after protesting against electricity tariff increases and Eskom's reliance on coal power.
Protesters have denounced Shell's "reckless" Arctic campaign, after it was forced to abandon drilling when a test of its protection systems failed.
Five activists protesting against discussions on nuclear energy have been "roughed up" at the Industrial Development Corporation office in Sandton.
According to the presidency of COP17, an ad hoc group will now work towards charting a new universal legal agreement on climate change.
Kumi Naidoo, executive director of Greenpeace. He outlines what the organisation wants to see happen here at the negotiations in Durban.