A time-lapse video that shows you how to breathe with the tide. It's wonderful.

If you can't turn on the sound for this video, I've got a little Internet trick that you may love.

First, all you're going to do is breathe in and out — that's it. When the water in the GIFs below fills up space on the screen, take a deep breath in. When it goes out, breathe out. Ready?

Breathe in and out with the tide.


There are millions and millions and millions of tiny little plants in the water. They are all working hard to keep the water cool and clear!

The earth is absolutely amazing, right?

Everything is constantly working to support everything else. Plants grow, animals and humans eat the plants, some animals and humans eat meat, and we all grow and survive. OK, take another deep breath in and out.

There are about 8.74 million speciesthat share this wonderful blue planet with us.

And get this! Science thinks that 86% of life on land and 91% of life in water has yet to be discovered! OMG!!!

OK, now take another deep breath in and out (and let out a sigh).

The water is filled with plants. They are tiny wonderful little plants that produce oxygen for us to breathe.

In fact, oceans produce half of the world's oxygen. We have to keep our water healthy — and don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Keep our oceans alive.

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