How does rising atmospheric CO2 affect marine organisms?

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Lake Baikal, Russia
Mackay, A.W., Ryves, D.B., Battarbee, R.W., Flower, R.J., Jewson, D., Rioual, P. and Sturm, M.  2005.  1000 years of climate variability in central Asia: assessing the evidence using Lake Baikal (Russia) diatom assemblages and the application of a diatom-inferred model of snow cover on the lake.  Global and Planetary Change 46: 281-297.

Based on diatom assemblage data obtained from a lake sediment core taken from the south basin of Lake Baikal, Russia (5124'06"N, 10431'43"E), the MWP (AD 880-1180) was described by the authors as "a relatively warm" period.