You don’t have time to give a 30-minute answer outlining the different meanings of the word “evolution” and the evidence pro and con for each.
Imagine: pet ownership made a formal legal guardianship complete with enforceable fiduciary duties — that is, if we can have pets at all.
Animals and plants keep giving scientists and engineers ideas for biomimetic designs. Sometimes observing the organisms is just plain fun.
Whales are held up as a model of what unguided evolution can do in a short time: in this case, just 8 million years, or perhaps even half that.
Considering several recent papers shows that eliminating evolutionary words and concepts simplifies and improves scientific explanations.