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Was Tolkien a tree-hugger? Does political tyranny wreak environmental havoc? Does the restoration of the Shire in The Lord of the Rings provide lessons for our own time and place?

UGA’s Office of Studies Abroad in the South Pacific and Caribbean is housed in the Daniel B. Warnell School of Forest Resources and represents one of the largest study abroad initiatives in the United States.

Tre’ Ross, Bodhi Roberts and Noe Recendiz took the stage in front of several hundred UGA faculty and staff. The middle school boys stared at their feet and glanced occasionally at the crowd before presenting their boldly colored painting, centered…