The quote above comes from an article based on a speech given by Vaclev Havel titled, “The Need for Transcendence in the Postmodern World.” In the past decade at least, realization has grown for the need to transcend boundaries in order to end the insularity of our thinking and ourselves. Society in general seems in search of a strategy to integrate knowledge. New cooperative and cross-disciplinary approaches are emerging in many areas. Likewise, integrative approaches are essential in environmental problem solving.